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THE NEWSPAPER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION FIELD


Table of Contents

June 2002   Issue 497   Vol. 48 No. 6
35th Year of Publication   23-Time Hugo Winner
Cover, Interviews, and Interior Color Design: Arnie Fenner

Main Stories
Hershey Joins Putnam/12   Jones Wins 2002 Clarke Award/12
2001 Asimovís/Analog Awards/12   Heinlein Award Announced/12
2001 Chesley Awards Nominations/12   2001 PW Bestsellers/13

The Data File
SFWA Election Results/13   Andromeda Lives/13   Ellison Saves (Money)/13
New Booker Sponsor/13   NASA Forages for Parts/13   SF Tax to Fund NASA?/13
Dracula Sells After Auction/89   Dracula Kingdom/89   Star Wars at 25/89
Attack of the Tie-Ins/90   Amazon Discontinues Special Orders/90   HH Buys John Murray/90   Worldcons Updates/90   Big Brother RFID/90   King Update/90    Legal News/90   Awards/90   Publishing News/91   Bestseller Notes/91   Audio News/91 Magazine News/91   POD News/91   Williamson Birthday/91   Online News/91
Financial News/91    International Rights/92   Other Rights/92

Interviews
Paul McAuley: Pinball Zeitgeist/6   Nina Kiriki Hoffman: One Step Away/10

Conventions
2002 World Horror Convention/42   2002 Nebula Awards Weekend/46

Obituaries
George Alec Effinger/82   Appreciations by Barbara Hambly, Gardner Dozois, Pamela Sargent/82
Richard Cowper/84
Joan Harrison/85   Appreciations by Brian Aldiss, Sam J. Lundwall/85
Mary Scott/85   Betsy Curtis/85   Denis McLoughlin/85
Bruce Pelz/85   Tom Sutton/86   Bill Peet/86   Robert Kanigher/86
R.A. Lafferty Appreciation by Michael Swanwick/86
Damon Knight Appreciations by Kitte Knight, Gardner Dozois, Joe Haldeman/87

Listings
Forthcoming Books/51   British Forthcoming Books/58
Magazines Received: April/62   Books Received: April/63   British Books: March/77
Bestsellers/80   Photo Listing/93   Index to Ads/93

Columns & Departments
People & Publishing/14   Editorial Matters/88


Locus Looks at Books

Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 16
Asimovís 5/02; Realms of Fantasy 4/02; The Silver Web 1/02; ...is this a cat? ; Sci Fiction 5/02; F&SF 6/02; The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction, Mike Ashley, ed.

Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 17
Interzone 2/02; Interzone 3/02; The Infinite Matrix 4/3/02; Analog 6/02; Asimovís 6/02; The Birthday of the World and Other Stories, Ursula K. Le Guin; Future Orbits 4-5/02; Sci Fiction 5/02; F&SF 6/02.

Locus Looks at Books
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
Stories of Your Life and Others, Ted Chiang; A Scattering of Jades, Alexander C. Irvine; Coraline, Neil Gaiman; Effendi: The Second Arabesk, Jon Courtenay Grimwood; The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction, Justine Larbalestier.

Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
Spaceland, Rudy Rucker; Eveningís Empire, David Herter; The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque, Jeffrey Ford; The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.; Piper in the Night, Dave Smeds; SHORT TAKE: The Martian Child, David Gerrold.

Reviews by Russell Letson/ 27
The Golden Age, John C. Wright; Light Music, Kathleen Ann Goonan.

Reviews by Edward Bryant / 29
The Mermaid That Came Between Them, Carol Anne Sima; A Walking Tour of the Shambles, Gene Wolfe & Neil Gaiman; SHORT TAKES: A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Henry Hardy Heins; True Tales of the Scarlet Sponge, Wayne Allen Sallee; Swedish Lutheran Vampires of Brainerd, Anne Waltz.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 31
Permanence, Karl Schroeder; Contacting Aliens: An Illustrated Guide to David Brinís Uplift Universe, David Brin & Kevin Lenagh; Mars Probes, Peter Crowther, ed.; SHORT TAKE: The Emperor of Dreams, Clark Ashton Smith.

Reviews by Bill Sheehan/ 33
Clive Barker: The Dark Fantastic, Douglas E. Winter; Hunted Past Reason, Richard Matheson; Chindi, Jack McDevitt.

Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 35
The Eye of Night, Pauline J. Alama; Hunted, N.M. Brown; To Trade the Stars, Julie E. Czerneda; The Curse of Arkady, Emily Drake; Sabrina Fludde (In the US as The Secret of Sabrina Fludde), Pauline Fisk; Outlaw Sword, J. Ardian Lee; Top 10: Book 2, Alan Moore; The Circle Opens: Cold Fire, Tamora Pierce; The Isle of Battle, Sean Russell.

Divers Hands: Reviews by Alyx Dellamonica and Tim Pratt / 37
American Empire: The Center Cannot Hold, Harry Turtledove; Argonaut, Stanley Schmidt; Hannibalís Children, John Maddox Roberts; Slain in the Spirit, Melanie Tem; Caliban and Other Tales, Robert Devereaux.

Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 39
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Mervyn Peake; The Science Fiction Art of Vincent Di Fate, Vincent Di Fate; Perceptualistics, art by Jael, text by John Grant; Masters of Animation, John Grant; SHORT TAKES: The Adventures of Pinocchio: The Story of a Puppet, Carlo Collodi, illustrated by Iassen Ghiuselev; What Pete Ate from A-Z (Really!), Maira Kalman; The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Brian Selznick; Frida, Jonah Winter, illustrated by Ana Juan.



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