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September 2004 Issue 524 Vol. 53 No. 3
37th Year of Publication 25-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Color Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
I N T E R V I E W S
Stephen R. Donaldson: Coming Back to Covenant / 4
David G. Hartwell: Great Expectations / 34
Richard K. Morgan: Altered States / 82
M A I N S T O R I E S / 11
2003 World Fantasy Awards Nominations East Is East ... and West Is West 2004 Writers and Illustrators of the Future Awards Born Again Amazing Hodder Headline Sold Ellison Kicks Down
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 12
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Dean Koontz, Terry Pratchett, Peter Straub, Richard Matheson, Neil Gaiman, Robert Silverberg, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 15
1984+20 British Fantasy Awards Nominees Do Bestsellers Lists Boost Sales? Gunn Gifts SF Penguin Pushes Manga Potter Patrol Worldcons Updates Announcements Small Press Publishing News Awards News Contest News Legal News Online News Financial Notes International Rights Other Rights POD News 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
Conventions / 48
Magazines Received: July / 50
Books Received: July / 51
British Books Received: June / 68
Bestsellers / 70
O B I T U A R I E S / 79
Michael Elder Jerry Goldsmith Appreciation by Ray Bradbury Fay Wray
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 79
Jeremy Lassen Daryl F. Mallett Elaine Isaak MP Jackson
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 80
Kars Reading Visiting Firepeople Housekeeping WotF This Issue Worldcon More Wine
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 16
Asimov’s 9/04; Sci Fiction 8/04; F&SF 10-11/04; Alchemy #2; The Third Alternative Summer ’04; Say...why aren’t we crying? 5/04.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 17
F&SF 9/04; Asimov’s 8/04; Analog 9/04; The Third Alternative Summer ’04; Sci Fiction 8/4/04; Sci Fiction 8/18/04; Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 6-7/04; Alchemy #2; Absolutely Brilliant in Chrome, Keith Olexa, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke; Exultant, Stephen Baxter; Gifts, Ursula K. Le Guin; The Course of the Heart, M. John Harrison.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
Cast a Bright Shadow, Tanith Lee; Gifts, Ursula K. Le Guin; The Banquet of the Lords of Night, Liz Williams; The Cat’s Pajamas & Other Stories, James Morrow; The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad, Minister Faust; Prince of Christler-Coke, Neal Barrett, Jr.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 27
Cravings, Anonymous, ed.; Furies of Calderon, Jim Butcher; Undead and Unemployed, MaryJanice Davidson; Staying Dead, Laura Anne Gilman; Going Postal, Terry Pratchett; Powers of Detection, Dana Stabenow, ed.; GRAPHIC NOVEL ROUNDUP: Arrowsmith: So Smart in Their Fine Uniforms, Kurt Busiek & Carlos Pacheco; xxxHOLiC 2, CLAMP; Finder: Mystery Date, Carla Speed McNeil; Bone: Crown of Horns, Jeff Smith; The Nodwick Chronicles IV: Obligatory Dragon on the Cover, Aaron Williams; PS238: With Liberty and Recess for All, Aaron Williams.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Nick Gevers, Rich Horton, & Jonathan Strahan / 29
Iron Council, China Miéville; In Lands That Never Were, Gordon Van Gelder, ed.; Weapons of Choice, John Birmingham.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 17, 21, 29, 31
Quoted Without Comment / 39