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Table of Contents January 2002

January 2002   Issue 492   Vol. 48 No.1
35th Year of Publication   23-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interior Color Design: Arnie Fenner

Main Stories
Betsy Mitchell to Head Del Rey/8   iPublish Terminated/8
Phyllis Grann Goes to Random/8

The Data File
Clarke on ‘‘Trial’’/9   Delirium Censored/9   Tolkien.Rings/9    The Potter Effect/9   Children’s All-Time Bestsellers/80   Announcements/80   Publishing News/81   Small-Press Publishing News/81   Book News/81   Online News/81
Legal News/81   Financial News/81   International Rights/82
Other Rights/82   Publications Received/82   Catalogs Received/82

Kim Stanley Robinson: The Years of Rice and Salt/6

World Fantasy Con 2001: Je Me Souviens/42

Eurocon 2001/49   Science Fiction in Israel/50
Science Fiction in Australia/52   International Photo Stories/54

William Jovanovich/78   Juan José Arreola/78   Terry Hughes/78
Whitney Louise Rogers/78   Scott Imes/78

Josh Kirby Appreciation by Jackie Rigden/78

International Books and Magazines Received/53   Magazines Received: November/56   Books Received: November/57   British Books: October/73   Bestsellers/76
Photo Listing/86   Index to Ads/86

Columns & Departments
People & Publishing/10   Editorial Matters/79   Locus Letters/79

Locus Looks at Books

Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly / 15
Vernor Vinge, ''Fast Times at Fairmont High''; F&SF 12/01; Spectrum SF #7, 11/01; Sci Fiction 10/01, 11/01.

Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
The Years of Rice and Salt, Kim Stanley Robinson; Dark Light, Ken MacLeod; Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming, Gardner Dozois, ed.; Supermen: Tales of the Posthuman Future, Gardner Dozois, ed.

Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer; Suspicions, Elizabeth Engstrom; Transfigured Night and Other Stories/My Life in Speculative Fiction, Richard Bowes; The Other Nineteenth Century, Avram Davidson; Grania Davis & Henry Wessells, eds.

Reviews By Russell Letson / 25
The Merchants of Souls, John Barnes; Echoes of Earth, Sean Williams and Shane Dix.

Reviews By Jonathan Strahan / 27
Kiln People, David Brin; The Other Nineteenth Century, Avram Davidson; Dark Light, Ken MacLeod; The Years of Rice and Salt, Kim Stanley Robinson.

Reviews By Nick Gevers / 29
The Years of Rice and Salt, Kim Stanley Robinson; Redshift, Al Sarrantonio, ed.

Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 33
Bloodroot , Susan Wittig Albert; Half-human, Bruce Coville, ed.; The King's Daggers, Book Three: Silvercloak, Dave Duncan; Fool's Errand, Robin Hobb; Season of Sacrifice, Mindy L. Klasky; The Warrior's Bond, Juliet E. McKenna; Agent of Vega & Other Stories, James H. Schmitz; The Excalibur Alternative, David Weber.

Divers Hands: Reviews by Tim Pratt, Alyx Dellamonica, and Jennifer A. Hall / 35
Demons, John Shirley; Knuckles and Tales, Nancy A. Collins; Psychohistorical Crisis, Donald Kingsbury; Spherical Harmonic, Catherine Asaro; The Way of Light, Storm Constantine; Magic Time, Marc Scott Zicree & Barbara Hambly.

Reviews by Karen Haber/ 37
The Great American Paperback: An Illustrated Tribute to Legends of the Book, Richard A. Lupoff; The Adventures of Tom Thumb, Marianne Mayes, illustrated by K.Y. Kraft; Spectrum 8: The Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art, Cathy & Arnie Fenner, eds.; Sketchbook, Boris Vallejo & Julie Bell; Offerings: The Art of Brom, Gerald Brom; SHORT TAKES: Emily the Strange, Cosmic Debris; The Man Who Grew Young, Daniel Quinn, illustrated by Tim Eldred; Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey, Karen Wilkin, ed.; ''Mel Hunter: The Robot Series, 1955-1971'', Mel Hunter.


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