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April 2007
Locus Magazine
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April 2007 • Issue 555 • Vol. 58 No. 4
40th Year of Publication • 27-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Design by Arnie Fenner

Kim Stanley Robinson: Chop Wood, Carry Water / 6
Mary Rosenblum: Playing Cassandra / 68
M A I N    S T O R I E S / 5 & 10
2006 Nebula Awards Ballot • 2007 Hugo Awards Nominations • 2007 Philip K. Dick Award Judges • Del Rey Shake-up • 2007 SF Hall of Fame Inductees • Imaginary Numbers • AMS and PGW in New Hands
P E O P L E   &   P U B L I S H I N G / 8
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Cory Doctorow, Michael Chabon, Michael Swanwick, Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett, Stephen King, and many others
T H E    D A T A    F I L E / 11
SFWA News • Win a Trip to the Nebulas • New Tor Website • Subterranean Moves Online • Lethemís Free Movie • Brosnan Ashes Scattered • Space Wolf • Random UK Restructures • Waterstoneís Closures • Death of the Book Review • Undead Milosevic • Attaway Persecuted • Unfinished Authors • Tolkien Estate Fights Piracy • Koen-Levy Folds • Potter News • Scribe Awards • ICFA Awards • Awards News • Book News • Publishing News • Online News • Financial News • International Rights • Other Media Received • Publication Received • Catalogs Received
W H E R E    A R E    T H E Y    N O W ?    M A R I A N N E    J A B L O N /11
4 0    Y E A R S    O F    L O C U S    1 9 6 8 - 2 0 0 7 :
T H E    E V O L U T I O N    OF    T H E    C O V E R / 37
Magazines Received: February / 39    Books Received: February / 40   
British Books Received: January / 54    Bestsellers / 56
O B I T U A R I E S / 66
Leigh EddingsDavid I. Masson • Appreciation by Michael Moorcock • Patrice Duvic • Appreciation by Joe Haldeman • Charles EinsteinPaul WalkerArnold DrakeRichard S. PratherJean BaudrillardElly Bloch
E D I T O R I A L    M A T T E R S / 70
Our 40th Year • Hugo Nomination • Locus Poll & Survey • Visitors • ICFA • Books • Curmudgeon's Corner • Next Issue

L O C U S    L O O K S    A T    B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 13
Asimovís 4-5/07; F&SF 5/07; Interzone 2/07; Realms of Fantasy 2/07; Glorifying Terrorism: An Anthology, Farah Mendlesohn, ed.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
F&SF 4/07; Asimovís 4-5/07; Realms of Fantasy 4/07; Analog 4/07; Interzone 2/07; Strange Horizons 3/07; Lone Star Stories 2/07; Clarkesworld Magazine 3/07.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
In War Times, Kathleen Ann Goonan; Ysabel, Guy Gavriel Kay; Generation Loss, Elizabeth Hand; Illyria, Elizabeth Hand; Portable Childhoods, Ellen Klages; Getting to Know You, David Marusek.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Portable Childhoods, Ellen Klages; Hart & Boot & Other Stories, Tim Pratt; Mad Professor: The Uncollected Short Stories of Rudy Rucker, Rudy Rucker; Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present, Cory Doctorow; Things Will Never Be the Same: A Howard Waldrop Reader, Howard Waldrop.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
Deliverer, C.J. Cherryh; Capacity, Tony Ballantyne.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 27
The Prefect, Alastair Reynolds; Titans of Chaos, John C. Wright; Brasyl, Ian McDonald.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Cecelia Holland, Rich Horton, Tim Pratt, & Amelia Beamer / 31
Ysabel, Guy Gavriel Kay; New Amsterdam, Elizabeth Bear; Marblehead, Richard A. Lupoff; Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction, Don DíAmmassa.
Yesterdayís Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 33
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith, Cordwainer Smith; Norstrilia, Cordwainer Smith; The Best of Cordwainer Smith, Cordwainer Smith; We the Underpeople, Cordwainer Smith.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 17, 23, 27
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