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June 1998
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The June issues features Forthcoming Books through March 1999, plus an interview with S. P. Somtow.

Other highlights:

  • Nebula Awards Winners, and a report on the Nebula Awards Weekend
  • Asimov's and Analog Readers' Awards
  • Chesley Awards Nominations
  • News stories about Bertesmann's purchase of Random House; the future of Crown Books; and hotel problems with this year's Worldcon, Bucconeer.
  • People and Publishing news about Philip José Farmer, Michael Marshall Smith, Kenneth Bulmer, Ray Bradbury, George R. R. Martin, and many others.
  • News of film and TV deals of works by Robert A. Heinlein, Jack Williamson, and Isaac Asimov.
  • A special Commentary piece by John Clute.
  • New and recommended books.
  • Locus Bestsellers.


  • Of Jerome Bixby

    Reviews -- Locus Looks at Books

    Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly
    F&SF 5/98; Science Fiction Age 5/98; Analog 6/98; Interzone 4/98; Odyssey #2; Ms. 3-4/98; Omni Online 4/98

    Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe
    Year's Best SF 3
    , David G. Hartwell, ed.; The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.; The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy, Vol. 2, Jonathan Strahan & Jeremy G. Byrne, eds.; The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eleventh Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.

    Reviews by Faren Miller
    Six Moon Dance
    , Sheri S. Tepper; Darwinia, Robert Charles Wilson; The Innamorati, Midori Snyder; The Wolf and the Crown, A.A. Attanasio; Daughter of Troy, Sarah B. Franklin; SHORT TAKE: Kalimantaan, C.S. Godshalk.

    Reviews by Russell Letson
    , Kim Stanley Robinson; Prisoner of Conscience, Susan R. Matthews; Child of the River, Paul J. McAuley.

    Reviews by Edward Bryant
    One of Us
    , Michael Marshall Smith; Night Prayers, P.D. Cacek; The Darkest Thirst, Anonymous, ed.; Carmilla: the Return, Kyle Marffin; The Reel Stuff, Brian Thomsen & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; SHORT TAKE: The Cellar, Richard Laymon.

    Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman
    Wit'ch Fire
    , James Clemens; Bhagavati, Kara Dalkey; The Heavenward Path, Kara Dalkey; A Chill in the Blood, P.N. Elrod; Newton's Cannon, J. Gregory Keyes; The Second Lady Emily, Allison Lane; The Painter Knight, Fiona Patton; Circle of Magic: Tris's Book, Tamora Pierce; Court Duel, Sherwood Smith.

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