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January 1999
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    mailing date: 28 December 1998

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Main Stories

  • Moorcock returns to Elric
  • Gollancz and Millennium SF Merged
  • Carroll & Graf sold
  • Sawyer Wins Second UPC Prize

    The Data File

  • FTC to review B&N and Bertelsmann Deals
  • Four Kings Over Three Nines
  • Alice Goes for $1.54 Million
  • DNA Expands
  • More 1998 Recommended lists
  • Announcements, readings and signings, awards news, etc.


  • Melissa Scott: Of Masks & Metaphors
  • Nalo Hopkinson: Many Perspectives


  • 1998 World Fantasy Convention


  • SF in Portugal: Frontiers
  • SF in Spain: Híspacon
  • SF in France: Utopia
  • SF in Israel: Icon98


  • Ian Wallce
  • Wayland Drew
  • Vin¢ Clarke
  • John L. Millard


  • ''A Course in Life, A Foot in Two Worlds'' by Brian W. Aldiss


  • New Books of Interest
  • Bestsellers
  • Magazines Received: November
  • Books Received: November
  • British Books: October

    Reviews -- Locus Looks at Books

    Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly
    Lamps on the Brow
    , James Cahill, ed., Interzone 11/98, Amazing Stories Fall/98, F&SF 12/98, Asimov's 12/98, Analog 11/98.

    Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe
    The Crook Factory
    , Dan Simmons; Waiting, Frank M. Robinson; When the Wind Blows, James Patterson.

    Reviews by Faren Miller
    Tower of Dreams
    , Jamil Nasir; King Rat, China Miéville; Octoberland, A.A. Attanasio; Flesh Guitar, Geoff Nicholson; Carpe Jugulum, Terry Pratchett; SHORT TAKE: Suspicion, Barbara Rogan.

    Reviews by Russell Letson
    The Golden Globe
    , John Varley; The Good Old Stuff, Gardner Dozois, ed.; The Good New Stuff, Gardner Dozois, ed.

    Reviews by Edward Bryant
    Seize the Night
    , Dean Koontz; Imagination Fully Dilated, Alan M. Clark & Elizabeth Engstrom, eds.; Angels on Fire, Nancy A. Collins; SHORT TAKE: Thong the Barbarian Meets the Cycle Sluts of Saturn, Steve Perry & Michael Reaves.

    Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman
    Tower of the King's Daughter
    , Chaz Brenchley; The Border, Marina Fitch; Vigilant, James Alan Gardner; Out of Their Minds, Carol Matas & Perry Nodelman; Carpe Jugulum, Terry Pratchett; The Lady in the Loch, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough; The Divided, Katie Waitman; Worlds of Honor, David Weber, ed.

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