---- July 1999 Events ----July Conventions include:
July 2-5: EmpireCon/Westercon 52 in Spokane WA (Locus Awards)
July 3-4: Yanecon/Japanese National SF Con (Seiun Awards)
July 9-11: Readercon 11 in Waltham MA
July 10-11: John W. Campbell Conference in Lawrence KS (Campbell and Sturgeon Awards)
---- July 1999 Books ----
Jul 14: Muppets From Space -- d. Tim Hill.
Jul 16: The Blair Witch Project -- d./wr. Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez. Low-budget supernatural thriller that made a big splash at Cannes. website
Jul 16: Eyes Wide Shut -- d. Stanley Kubrick; st. Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman. Associational interest. Kubrick's last film, based on 1926 Traumnovelle by Arthur Schnitzler. website
Jul 16: Lake Placid -- d. Steve Miner; wr. David E. Kelley. website
Jul 23: The Haunting -- d. Jan De Bont; st. Liam Neeson. Remake of 1963 Robert Wise film; from Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House.
Jul 23: Inspector Gadget -- d. David Kellogg; st. Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett. website
Jul 28: Deep Blue Sea -- d. Renny Harlin; st. Samuel L. Jackson. website
Forthcoming books are selected titles from the comprehensive listings updated every three months in Locus Magazine. This color indicates 1st editions published in the UK; This color indicates 1st US editions of books previously in the UK or elsewhere; others are 1st editions published in the US. Abbreviations indicate hc=hardcover, tp=trade paperback; c=collection, a=associational [non-genre], h=horror, nf=nonfiction. If not indicated hc or tp, the book is mass-market paperback or we're not sure. Schedules are tentative and subject to change -- particularly in later months.
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