The May issue feature interviews with Peter F. Hamilton and Joan Aiken.
Hugo and Stoker Awards Nominations listed.
Arthur C. Clarke vindicated in Sri Lanka.
Report on the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.
Publishers Weekly's 1997 bestsellers.
Bertelsmann buys Random House.
ABA sues chain booksellers.
New and recommended books.
This month's bestsellers.
Of Alex Schomburg and Edward B. Irving, Jr.
Reviews -- Locus Looks at Books
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly
Asimov's 6/98; F&SF 4/98; More Amazing Stories, Kim Mohan, ed.; Omni Online 2/98; Omni Online 3/98
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe
Moonfall, Jack McDevitt; Flanders, Patricia Anthony; Pulp Culture: The Art of Fiction Magazines, Frank M. Robinson & Lawrence Davidson; The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World, Thomas M. Disch; Fantasy: The Liberation of Imagination, Richard Mathews
Reviews by Faren Miller
Dawn Song, Michael Marano; Brown Girl in the Ring, Nalo Hopkinson; Tesseracts6, Robert J. Sawyer & Carolyn Clink, eds.; Komarr, Lois McMaster Bujold; Juniper, Gentian, and Rosemary, Pamela Dean; Slow Chocolate Autopsy, Iain Sinclair & Dave McKean; A Hunger in the Soul, Mike Resnick; SHORT TAKE: Fire Angels, Jane Routley
Reviews by Russell Letson
Earth Made of Glass, John Barnes; Illegal Alien, Robert J. Sawyer
Reviews by Edward Bryant
The Good Children, Kate Wilhelm; Dawn Song, Michael Marano; The Crow: The Lazarus Heart, Poppy Z. Brite; SHORT TAKES: Kaki, S.P. Somtow; Red Star, John Shirley and the Panther Moderns; Burning Up the Jade, Curse of Horseflesh
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman
Komarr, Lois McMaster Bujold; For the Time Being, Marie Desjardin; Carnivores of Light and Darkness, Alan Dean Foster; Stardust, Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess; Burnt Offerings, Laurell K. Hamilton; The Secret of Platform 13, Eva Ibbotson; Dragon's Winter, Elizabeth A. Lynn; Waking in Dreamland, Jody Lynn Nye; Signal to Noise, Eric S. Nylund; The Death of the Necromancer, Martha Wells