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January 2005 • Issue 528 • Vol. 54 No. 1
38th Year of Publication • 26-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Color Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner

Charles Stross: Fast Forward / 4
Doctorow: Everywhere, All at the Same Time / 5
Ursula K. Le Guin: Frankenstein’s Earthsea / 9

P E O P L E   &   P U B L I S H I N G / 6
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Gregory Benford, Jack L. Chalker, Diana Wynne Jones, Jonathan Strahan, Orson Scott Card, Michael Moorcock, and many others

M A I N    S T O R I E S / 8
Moorcock Wins 2004 Prix Utopia • Sawyer Wins 2004 UPC Awards • Varley Wins Endeavour • Argosy Re-relaunched • God Dropped from ‘‘His Dark Materials’’

P H O T O    S T O R Y / 10
SFWA New York Reception

T H E    D A T A    F I L E / 11
Google’s Universal Library • Ministry on Hiatus • Baltimore Bests IRS • Embargoed Publishing Eased • Mathematics of Bookselling • Handmaid Takes the Stage • Left Behind Bigotry? • Howling Success • LASFS Turns 70 • Elevators Going Up! • Time Warner Settles Charges • Publishers Push for Retail • Fanzine Collection Finds Home • Announcements • Awards News • Contest News • Book News • Financial News • Audiobook News • International Rights • POD News • Online News • Publications Received

C O N V E N T I O N S / 34
Do You Have Any U-235 or 10-W-40 to Declare, Sir? World Fantasy in Tempe and the 21st Century, by Edward Bryant

Magazines Received: November / 39    Books Received: November / 40   
British Books Received: October / 56    Bestsellers / 58

O B I T U A R I E S / 69
Willo Davis Roberts • Pierre Berton • Elizabeth Chater • Appreciations by Greg Bear and Richard Curtis • Trina Schart Hyman • William J. Widder • Scott Winnett • Appreciation by Marianne Jablon • Stieg Larsson • Richard H. Minter

E D I T O R I A L    M A T T E R S / 70
New Year’s Party • Names • Corrections • Books, Books • This Issue • Next Issue

L O C U S    L O O K S    A T    B O O K S

Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Asimov’s 1/05; Sci Fiction 12/04; F&SF 2/05; Aeon 1; Flytrap 11/04; Amazing 12/04.

Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Asimov’s 1/05; Asimov’s 2/05; Analog 1-2/05; F&SF 1/05; Realms of Fantasy 12/04; Amazing 12/04; Sci Fiction 12/04; Fortean Bureau 11/04; Flytrap 11/04; Aeon 1.

Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Gardner Dozois, ed.; The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1, Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin, & Jeffrey D. Smith, eds.; Seventy-Five: The Diamond Anniversary of a Science Fiction Pioneer, Jack Williamson; Stephen Haffner & Richard A. Hauptmann, eds.; Crache, Mark Budz.

Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
My Life with Corpses, Wylene Dunbar; Dragon’s Treasure, Elizabeth A. Lynn; Crossing the Line, Karen Traviss; The Gods and Their Machines, Oisín McGann; The San Veneficio Canon, Michael Cisco.

Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
The System of the World, Neal Stephenson; The Family Trade, Charles Stross; Coyote Rising, Allen Steele.

Reviews by Nick Gevers / 25
The Life of the World to Come, Kage Baker; Century Rain, Alastair Reynolds; Days of Infamy, Harry Turtledove.

Reviews by Damien Broderick / 27
The Mysteries, Lisa Tuttle; Natural History, Justina Robson; The Year of Our War, Steph Swainston.

Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
Bite, Anonymous, ed.; The Life of the World to Come, Kage Baker; Disappearing Act, Margaret Ball; Path of Honor, Diana Pharaoh Francis; Ghosts in the Snow, Tamara Siler Jones; Bound, Donna Jo Napoli; Daughter of Gold, Janeen O’Kerry; Now You See It, Vivian Vande Velde; Shadowmarch, Tad Williams.

Locus Looks at Art Books: Karen Haber / 33
Dreamland: The Art of Todd Schorr, Paul Di Filippo; Spectrum 11, Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner, eds.; The Book of Schuiten, Benoit Peeters; SHORT TAKES: The Art of Discworld, Terry Pratchett, illustrated by Paul Kidby; As Dead As Leaves: The Art of Caniglia.

Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 19, 22, 25

Quoted Without Comment / 39


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