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September 1998
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Main Stories

  • 1998 Hugo Awards Winners
  • 1998 World Fantasy Awards Nominations
  • 1997 Chesley Awards Winners
  • Spike -- a new Avon imprint
  • Worldcon Draws 5,400
  • Avon Anthology announced
  • Tor Licenses Electronic Books
  • Created by Created -- Ralph M. Vicinanza's West Coast office
  • Hachette Buys Orion

    Hugo Awards Reports

  • Complete Hugo Voting
  • The 1998 Hugo Awards Ceremony


  • Sheri S. Tepper: Speaking to the Universe

    Locus Survey

  • 1998 Locus Survey Results

    The Data File

  • Crown Bankruptcy Update
  • Picador USA Separated
  • SF Makes Modern Library's ''Top 100'' List
  • SF Documentary Series in Progress
  • Announcements, Reading & signings, Awards news, etc.


  • Paul Lehr, with an appreciation by Algis Budrys
  • Thomas (T.A.) Waters, with an appreciation by Michael Kurland
  • John V. Baltadonis
  • T. Bruce Yerke
  • Appreciations of Robert A. W. ''Doc'' Lowndes by Frederik Pohl and Mike Ashley


  • Forthcoming Books, US and UK
  • Magazines received: July
  • Books received: July
  • British books: June
  • New and Recommended Books
  • Bestsellers

    Columns and Departments

  • People & Publishing
  • Locus Letters
  • Editorial Matters

    Reviews -- Locus Looks at Books

    Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly
    Amazing Summer/98; Odyssey #4; Analog 7-8/98; Interzone 7/98; Asimov's 8/98; F&SF 6/98; Event Horizon 8/98

    Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe
    The Twinkling of an Eye
    , Brian W. Aldiss; Inherit the Earth, Brian Stableford; The Children Star, Joan Slonczewski; Psychoshop, Alfred Bester & Roger Zelazny; Time Pieces, Michael Bishop

    Reviews by Faren Miller
    Song for the Basilisk
    , Patricia A. McKillip; The Royal Changeling, John Whitbourn; Inversions, Iain M. Banks; The Dark Lord of Derkholm, Diana Wynne Jones; Queen of Demons, David Drake; The History of Our World beyond the Wave, R.E. Klein

    Reviews by Russell Letson
    , Charles Sheffield; Beaker's Dozen, Nancy Kress; Ancients of Days, Paul J. McAuley

    Reviews by Edward Bryant
    Bag of Bones
    , Stephen King; Silk, Caitlín R. Kiernan; The Searchers: City of Iron, Chet Williamson; The Wilds, Richard Laymon; SHORT TAKE: The Queen of the Legion, Jack Williamson

    Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman
    The King and Queen of Swords
    , Tom Arden; Dragon, Steven Brust; The Witches of Eileanan, Kate Forsyth; The Faun's Folly, Sandra Heath; Sister to the Rain, Melisa Michaels; The High House, James Stoddard; Mind Changer, James White

    Short Reviews by Preston Grassmann
    White Light
    , William Barton & Michael Capobianco; Earth Herald, Jan Clark; The Sum of All Men aka The Runelords, David Farland; Carnivores of Light and Darkness, Alan Dean Foster; Standing Wave, Howard V. Hendrix; Aftermath, Charles Sheffield

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