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March 1998
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March is the big Forthcoming Books issue, listing US and UK titles scheduled through December 1998. (A few selected titles are listed here.)

Other highlights:

  • Interviews with Tim Powers and Michael Swanwick.
  • News of tabloid allegations against Arthur C. Clarke and the revival of Amazing Stories.
  • The 1997 Nebula Awards Final Ballot; nominations for the British SF Association Awards.
  • 1997 British Book Summary.
  • People and Publishing items about Allen Steele, Mary Rosenblum, Vernor Vinge, Bob Eggleton, Gregory Benford, Harlan Ellison, and many others.
  • New and recommended books.


  • Of Jo Clayton and Lawrence Sanders.

    Reviews -- Locus Looks at Books

    Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly
    Interzone 1/98; Asimov's 4/98; F&SF 2/98; Analog 3/98; Analog 4/98.

    Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe
    Foundation and Chaos
    , Greg Bear; Outpost, Scott Mackay; Halfway Human, Carolyn Ives Gilman; The First Immortal, James L. Halperin.

    Reviews by Faren Miller
    The Shadow Eater
    , A.A. Attanasio; The Plague Saint, Rita Donovan; Flesh and Gold, Phyllis Gotlieb; Exile's Return, Kate Jacoby; Dragon's Winter, Elizabeth A. Lynn; SHORT TAKE: Closed on Account of Rabies: Poems and Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, var. artists.

    Reviews by Russell Letson
    Children of God
    , Mary Doria Russell; Rogue Star, Michael Flynn; Ports of Call, Jack Vance; SHORT TAKE: Vance Space, Michael Andre-Driussi.

    Reviews by Edward Bryant
    Burning Bright
    , Jay S. Russell; The Tooth Fairy, Graham Joyce; The Best of Cemetery Dance, Richard Chizmar, ed.; SHORT TAKE: The Ten Ounce Siesta, Norman Partridge.

    Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman

    Daughter of the Blood, Anne Bishop; Bloodsport, William R. Burkett, Jr.; The Enchantresses, Vera Chapman; Fortress of Eagles, C.J. Cherryh; Exile's Return, Kate Jacoby; Oathblood, Mercedes Lackey; The War God's Own, David Weber; More than Honor, David Weber, David Drake & S.M. Stirling.

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