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December 2003 Issue 515 Vol. 51 No. 6
36th Year of Publication 25-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
I N T E R V I E W S
M. John Harrison: No Escape / 6
Jon Courtenay Grimwood: Shifting Identities / 85
T H E N E W W E I R D / 8
An Essay by China Miéville
2 0 0 3 W O R L D F A N T A S Y A W A R D S W I N N E R S / 9
World Fantasy Awards Banquet
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 10
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Terry Brooks, Brian Aldiss, Stephen Baxter, Jacqueline Carey, Kage Baker, Charles Stross, and many others
M A I N S T O R I E S / 12
Roc to Merge with Ace Editorial
O B I T U A R I E S / 12
Hal Clement Appreciations by Joe Haldeman, Jack Williamson, Ben Bova, and Mike Resnick Lloyd Arthur Eshbach Henry Hardy Heins Vivien Alcock Mark Siegel Patricia Mullen Rachel de Queiroz
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
Five Starís Big Expansion Interzone Goes Bi-Monthly Dorchester Adds Fantasy Line 2004 Nebula Weekend Update Mythic Journeys Black to the Future Vivendi LagardŤre Merger Delayed Heyne on Hold Stealth for Sale Hall of Fame Robots Twisted Oz Potter Patients Announcements Contest News Awards News Publishing News Book News Online News Gaming News Legal News Financial News International Rights Publications Received
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 38
British Forthcoming Books / 64
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: October / 52
Books Received: October / 53
British Books Received: September / 64
Bestsellers / 66
I N T E R N A T I O N A L R E P O R T S / 75
Africa Israel South Korea Czech Republic
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 81
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 81
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L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Sci Fiction 10/03; Sci Fiction 11/03; Realms of Fantasy 12/03; Asimovís 12/03; F&SF 12/03; Shadows Over Baker Street, Michael Reaves & John Pelan, eds.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Analog 12/03; Asimovís 12/03; F&SF 12/03; Sci Fiction 11/03; Realms of Fantasy 12/03; Strange Horizons 9/22/03; Strange Horizons 9/29/03; Strange Horizons 10/6/03; The New York Review of Science Fiction 10/03; The New Yorker 10/13/03.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
White Devils, Paul McAuley; Scores: Reviews 1993-2003, John Clute; Up Through an Empty House of Stars: Reviews and Essays 1980-2002, David Langford; Reading the Bones, Sheila Finch.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
The Time Travelerís Wife, Audrey Niffenegger; The Two Sams, Glen Hirshberg; Dark Matter: Reading the Bones, Sheree R. Thomas, ed.; Legends II, Robert Silverberg, ed.; The Knight, Gene Wolfe; SHORT TAKE: The Resurrection Manís Legacy and Other Stories, Dale Bailey.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
Omega, Jack McDevitt; Sister Alice, Robert Reed.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 27
The Knight, Gene Wolfe; The Crystal City, Orson Scott Card; Greetings from Lake Wu, Jay Lake.
Reviews by Bill Sheehan / 31
GRRM: A RRetrospective, George R.R. Martin.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman, Rich Horton, & Tim Pratt / 33
Coyote Cowgirl, Kim Antieau; Sun in Glory, Mercedes Lackey, ed.; This Rough Magic, Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint, & Dave Freer; Epicurus the Sage, William Messner-Loebs & Sam Kieth; Firebirds, Sharyn November, ed.; Southern Blood: New Australian Tales of the Supernatural, Bill Congreve, ed.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 35
Aliceís Advertures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Iassen Ghiuselev; The Wolves in the Walls, Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean; Spectrum 10, Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner, eds.; Little Lit: It Was a Dark and Silly Night, Art Spiegelman & Francoise Mouly, eds.; SHORT TAKES: The Best of Ray Bradbury: The Graphic Novel, Ray Bradbury; Illumina, The Art of J.P. Targete, illustrated by J.P. Targete; Coppervaleís International Studio: The Illustrated Journal of the Romantic and Fantastic; Great Fantasy Art Themes from the Frank Collection, Jane Frank & Howard Frank, eds.