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July 2004 Issue 522 Vol. 53 No. 1
37th Year of Publication 25-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
M A I N S T O R I E S / 7,12
2004 Locus Awards Winners Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame Opening Black to the Future Mythic Journeys 2004 BEA 2003 Bram Stoker Awards 2003 Chesley Awards Nominations 2003 Sturgeon Finalists
I N T E R V I E W S
Jeffrey Ford: Transcending Perceptions / 8
Alexander C. Irvine: The Family Thing / 74
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 10
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Nancy Kress, Frank Kelly Freas, Arthur C. Clarke, Terry Brooks, Isabel Allende, Lois McMaster Bujold, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
AOL Settles with Ellison Bradbury Flares Russian Kidnapping The Skinny on Jackson More and More Books Mass Market Cruise SF Summer Reading Marvel and Dark Horse Do Prose Tanís The Red Tree Staged Worldcons Updates Conan Doyle Auction Mystery Potter Premiere Announcements Awards News Publishing News Small-Press Publishing News
L O C U S P O L L / 40
Poll Results Commentary & Comparisons Bests-of-the-Year Contents
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: May / 46
Books Received: May / 47
British Books Received: April / 62
Bestsellers / 64
O B I T U A R I E S / 71
Brian McNaughton Peter McNamara Roger W. Straus, Jr. Raymond Bayless Rex Miller Rex Miller: Appreciation by Richard Curtis Edward Wagenknecht Rod Hall
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 72
Alan Beatts Key Kenyon Dennis Lien
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 72
Seattle Corrections Locus Awards & Poll This Issue Next Issue Whoís Hotter?
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Asimovís 7/04; Sci Fiction 6/04; F&SF 8/04; Flytrap 5/04; Realms of Fantasy 6/04; Flights: Extreme Visions of Fantasy, Al Sarrantonio, ed.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
F&SF 7/04; Asimovís 7/04; Analog 7-8/04; Postscripts Spring í04; Jigsaw Men, Gary Greenwood; Sci Fiction 6/04; Fortean Bureau 5/04; Strange Horizons 5/04; Strange Horizons 6/04; Electric Velocipede Spring í04; Cosmic Tales: Adventures in Sol System, T.K.F. Weisskopf, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Yearís Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.; Yearís Best SF 9, David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, eds.; Science Fiction: The Best of 2003, Karen Haber & Jonathan Strahan, eds.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
River of Gods, Ian McDonald; Mortal Love, Elizabeth Hand; One King, One Soldier, Alexander C. Irvine; The Rebel, Jack Dann; SHORT TAKES: Breathmoss and Other Exhalations, Ian R. MacLeod; Innocents Aboard, Gene Wolfe.
Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 25
Iron Sunrise, Charles Stross; The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad, Minister Faust; The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 27
River of Gods, Ian McDonald; The Rebel, Jack Dann; Iron Sunrise, Charles Stross.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
Blood Rites, Jim Butcher; The Royal Treatment, MaryJanice Davidson; With, Donald Harington; Redeeming the Lost, Elizabeth Kerner; Messenger, Lois Lowry; The Blue Boa, Jenny Nimmo; Clovermead: In the Shadow of the Bear, David Randall; The Safe-Keeperís Secret, Sharon Shinn; Windriderís Oath, David Weber; The Ships of Air, Martha Wells; Through Violet Eyes, Stephen Woodworth.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Tim Pratt, Damien Broderick, Rich Horton / 33
Phases of the Moon, Robert Silverberg; Camouflage, Joe Haldeman; Light, M. John Harrison; The Collected Jorkens, Volume I, Lord Dunsany; Letters from the Flesh, Marcos Donnelly; The Charnel Prince, Greg Keyes.
Locus Listens to Audio: Reviews by John Joseph Adams / 35
The Well of Lost Plots, Jasper Fforde, read by Elizabeth Sastre; íSalemís Lot, Stephen King, read by Ron McLarty; Pattern Recognition, William Gibson, read by Shelly Frasier; Flinxís Folly, Alan Dean Foster, read by Stefan Rudnicki; Free Reads, James Patrick Kelly, read by James Patrick Kelly; Telltale Weekly Recordings, various authors, read by Alexander Wilson; Telltale Weekly Recordings, Tom Gerencer, read by Tom Gerencer; Telltale Weekly Recordings, Richard Butner, read by Richard Butner; The Book of Three, Lloyd Alexander, read by James Langton; The Black Cauldron, Lloyd Alexander, read by James Langton; The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century, Martin H. Greenberg, ed., read by Harlan Ellison, et al.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 19, 23, 29