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March 2004 Issue 518 Vol. 52 No. 3
37th Year of Publication 25-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
I N T E R V I E W S
Robert Silverberg: One Word at a Time / 6
Elizabeth Moon: Explorations / 76
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 8
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about James Patrick Kelly, Terry Pratchett, Stephen King & Everett F. Bleiler, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Nalo Hopkinson, Michael Chabon, Brian Aldiss, Dean Koontz, and many others
M A I N S T O R I E S / 11
2003 Nebula Awards Final Ballot 2003 British Book Summary 2004 Clarke Award Nominees 2003 BSFA Awards Nominees Heddle Leaves Roc Ellison vs. AOL to Go to Trial Atwood Confesses
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
2004 Philip K. Dick Award Judges 2004 Nebula Awards Weekend 2004 World Horror Convention Penguin Does Direct Online Book Sales Random House Continues to Consolidate Bookpeople to Close Teenagers on Top WotC Closes Retail Stores Worldcons News SFWA E-voting Test Pooh Legal Bother Dressed by Barker Potter Reprint Plethora Announcements Awards News Publishing News Magazine News Online News Financial News International Rights Other Rights Other Media Received Publications Received
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 36
British Forthcoming Books / 44
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: January / 48
Books Received: January / 49
British Books Received: December / 59
Bestsellers / 62
O B I T U A R I E S / 70
Julius Schwartz Appreciations by Ray Bradbury, Jack Williamson, and Harlan Ellison
William Relling, Jr. Donald Barr M.M. Kaye
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 74
Gordon Van Gelder Simon Taylor
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 74
New Writersí Party This Issue Next Issue Julie Schwartz Poll & Survey
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Argosy 1-2/04; Asimovís 3/04; F&SF 3/04; Sci Fiction 2/04.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Asimovís 2/04; Asimovís 3/04; Analog 3/04; F&SF 3/04; Realms of Fantasy 2/04; Sci Fiction 2/04; Strange Horizons 1/04; Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 12/03-1/04; Polyphony 3, Deborah Layne & Jay Lake, eds.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Zenith Angle, Bruce Sterling; The Confusion, Neal Stephenson; Market Forces, Richard Morgan.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Last Light of the Sun, Guy Gavriel Kay; Frek and the Elixir, Rudy Rucker; The Caves of Buda, Leah R. Cutter; Eastern Standard Tribe, Cory Doctorow; Heat of Fusion and Other Stories, John M. Ford.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
City of Pearl, Karen Traviss; Cowl, Neal Asher.
Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 27
Midnight Lamp, Gwyneth Jones; Alphabet of Thorn, Patricia A. McKillip; Eastern Standard Tribe, Cory Doctorow.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 29
Glass Dragons, Sean McMullen; The Affinity Trap, Martin Sketchley; The Fourth Circle, Zoran Zivkovic.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
Irresistable Forces, Catherine Asaro, ed.; The Stone of the Stars, Alison Baird; A Great and Terrible Beauty, Libba Bray; Absolutely Captivated, Kristine Grayson; Dead Witch Walking, Kim Harrison; Smoke and Shadows, Tanya Huff; Alta, Mercedes Lackey; A Hat Full of Sky, Terry Pratchett; Love Bites, Lynsay Sands; A Scholar of Magics, Caroline Stevermer; Storyteller, Amy Thomson.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Rich Horton, Tim Pratt, and Farah Mendlesohn / 33
Island Dreams, Claude LalumiŤre; More Tomorrow & Other Stories, Michael Marshall Smith; The Seagull Drovers, Steve Cockayne.