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August 2007 • Issue 559 • Vol. 59 No. 2
40th Year of Publication • 27-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Design by Arnie Fenner

John Scalzi: Color in the World / 8
R O B E R T    A.    H E I N L E I N    C E N T E N N I A L / 5 & 10
Appreciations and Letters to Robert A. Heinlein by Connie Willis, Joe Haldeman, Larry Niven, John Varley, Frederik Pohl, Greg Bear, Yoji Kondo/Eric Kotani, Charles N. Brown, Ben Bova, Robert Silverberg, Spider Robinson, Frank Robinson, Russell Letson, and Gary K. Wolfe / 7 Yesterday's Tomorrows by Graham Sleight / 37 Robert A. Heinlein: A Life in Pictures / 46 Heinlein at 100: a roundtable discussion with John Clute, Gary K. Wolfe, Graham Sleight, Charles N. Brown, and Amelia Beamer / 51
P E O P L E   &   P U B L I S H I N G / 10
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Gardner Dozois, John Scalzi, Allen Steele, Michael Chabon, Terry Brooks, and many others
M A I N    S T O R I E S / 12
McCaffrey and Moon Win Heinlein Awards • Campbell, Sturgeon, and Pilgrim Awards • Philip K. Dick Ascendant
T H E    D A T A    F I L E / 13
Riverdeep Buys Harcourt • Orion Reorganizes Trade Division • Pottermania: Peaks and Leaks Harry Beats Beatles! • Taos Toolbox • Clarion and Clarion West • Farrar Moves • Perseus Pays Up • Awards News • Announcements • International Rights • Other Rights • Financial News • Book Notes • Publications Received
2 0 0 7    L O C U S    A W A R D S    A N D    H A L L    O F    F A M E    I N D U C T I ON / 40
Magazines Received: June / 60    Books Received: June / 61   
British Books Received: May / 72    Bestsellers / 74    Ad Index / 78
O B I T U A R I E S / 80
Fred Saberhagen • Appreciation by Walter Jon Williams, L.E. Modesitt, Jr. • Sterling E. LanierDouglas HillPat O'SheaRonda ThompsonRoger Elwood • Appreciation by Tim Powers • Perry H. Knowlton
E D I T O R I A L    M A T T E R S / 82
70th Birthday • Earthquake! • Gardner & Me • Readercon • Visitors • Complaints • Heinlein Redux • Subscriptions • 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 / 15
F&SF 9/07; Asimov's 9/07; Interzone 6/07; Realms of Fantasy 8/07; Visual Journeys: A Tribute to Space Artists, Eric T. Reynolds, ed.; Flytrap 5/07.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 17
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet 6/07; Electric Velocipede Spring '07; Flytrap 5/07; Zahir Summer '07; All Hollows 10/06; Subterranean Spring '07; Ideomancer 6/07; Lone Star Stories 6/07; Interzone 6/07; Asimov's 9/07; Realms of Fantasy 8/07; Analog 9/07; 12 Collections and the Teashop, Zoran Zivkovic.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.; The Winds of Marble Arch and Other Stories, Connie Willis; Ascendancies: The Best of Bruce Sterling, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; The Country You Have Never Seen: Essays and Reviews, Joanna Russ.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
A Betrayal in Winter, Daniel Abraham; Kushiel's Justice, Jacqueline Carey; The Mirador, Sarah Monette; Red Seas Under Red Skies, Scott Lynch; The Well of Ascension, Brandon Sanderson.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 27
The Accidental Time Machine, Joe Haldeman; Spindrift, Allen Steele.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 29
Cowboy Angels, Paul McAuley; Axis, Robert Charles Wilson; The Dog Said Bow-Wow, Michael Swanwick; The Imago Sequence and Other Stories, Laird Barron.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 33
The Devil You Know, Mike Carey; Undead and Uneasy, MaryJanice Davidson; Dead Sexy, Tate Hollaway; Many Bloody Returns, Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner, eds.; Poltergeist, Kat Richardson; Cast in Secret, Michelle Sagara; The Fox, Sherwood Smith; The Tree Shepherd's Daughter, Gilliam Summers.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Rich Horton and Amelia Beamer / 31
Bright of the Sky, Kay Kenyon; The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg: Volume Two: To the Dark Star: 1962-69, Robert Silverberg; The Gospel According to Science Fiction: From the Twilight Zone to the Final Frontier, Gabriel McKee; Speculative Japan: Outstanding Tales of Japanese Science Fiction and Fantasy, Gene van Troyer & Grania Davis, eds.; Boy, Takeshi Kitano.
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 37
The Past Through Tomorrow, Robert A. Heinlein; Double Star, Robert A. Heinlein; The Door Into Summer, Robert A. Heinlein; Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein; Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein; The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 17, 19, 27, 29
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