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February 2000
edited by Charles N. Brown
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Mailing date: 27 Jan 2000

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The February issue features the annual Locus Poll ballot and survey; recommended reading essays and lists covering the books and short fiction of 1999; and summary articles on the year in book and magazine publishing.

Also: an interview with Greg Bear; photo stories of Frederik Pohl at 80 and Arthur C. Clarke at 82; obituaries of David Duncan, Michael McDowell, Patrick O'Brian, and others.

To be posted online from this issue:

  • Locus Poll ballot and survey
  • Greg Bear interview excerpts
  • Bestsellers
  • New and Notable Books
  • Recommended Reading book recommendations from Locus reviewers Russell Letson, Edward Bryant, and Jonathan Strahan [excerpted]
  • Recommended Reading short fiction recommendations from Locus reviewer Mark R. Kelly [adapted]

    Reviews in the February issue:

    Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly

  • Asimov's 1/2000
  • Playboy 1/2000
  • Interzone 11/99
  • Interzone 12/99

    Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe

  • Galveston, Sean Stewart
  • Blind Waves, Steven Gould
  • Candle, John Barnes
  • Midnight Robber, Nalo Hopkinson

    Reviews by Faren Miller

  • Midnight Robber, Nalo Hopkinson
  • Galveston, Sean Stewart
  • Andy Warhol's Dracula, Kim Newman
  • The Vaccinator, Michael Marshall Smith

    Reviews by Russell Letson

  • Foreign Bodies, Stephen Dedman
  • Candle, John Barnes
  • Precursor, C.J. Cherryh

    Reviews by Edward Bryant

  • Northern Frights 5, Don Hutchison, ed.
  • The Wishmaster, Peter Atkins
  • Eternal Hearts, Lucy Taylor & John Bolton
  • The Sound of His Horn and The King of the Lake, Sarban
  • The Sandman: The Dream Hunters, Neil Gaiman & Yoshitaka Amano
  • Waltz of Shadows, Joe R. Lansdale

    Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman

  • Hader and the Colonel, Donna Barr
  • Sir Stalwart: Book One of the King's Daggers, Dave Duncan
  • The Way Between the Worlds, Ian Irvine
  • Avalanch Soldier, Susan R. Matthews
  • The Circle Opens: Magic Steps, Tamora Pierce
  • The Taker's Stone, Barbara Timberlake Russell
  • Code of Conduct, Kristine Smith
  • The Garden of the Stone, Victoria Strauss

    Not-So-Short Reviews by Jonathan Strahan

  • Interstate Dreams, Neal Barrett, Jr.
  • Perpetuity Blues and Other Stories, Neal Barrett, Jr.
  • The Robot's Twilight Companion, Tony Daniel
  • The Fourth World, Dennis Danvers
  • Oceanspace, Allen Steele
  • Galveston, Sean Stewart
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