Locus Online
TOC thread
<< May | June | Jul >>
June 2006

Table of Contents
Christopher Priest

Betsy Wollheim

Jay Lake

Locus Bestsellers
New & Notable Books

June Issue Thread
<< prev | next >>

Mailing Date:
30 May 2006

Locus Magazine
T a b l e   o f   C o n t e n t s

June 2006 • Issue 545 • Vol. 56 No. 6
39th Year of Publication • 26-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner

Christopher Priest: An Unreliable Narrator / 6
Betsy Wollheim: The Family Trade / 35
Jay Lake: Feathers and Tails / 84
M A I N    S T O R I E S / 5 & 10
2005 Nebula Awards • 2005 Asimov’s/Analog Awards • Ryman Wins Clarke • Locus Awards Finalists Released • 2005 PW Bestsellers • Ryman Wins Tiptree
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 Neil Gaiman, Terry Goodkind, Jeffrey Ford, Jonathan Carroll, Elizabeth Hand, and many others
T H E    D A T A    F I L E / 11
SciFiPedia • Beloved Best • Manga Muzzled • King and Rowling Read • ibooks Claims • Fanfic Fuss • Robot Hall of Fame • China Con Rescheduled • RL Gor • Opus Dei Books Database • Book Production Plummets • S.F. Independent Bookstores Bowing Out • Men’s Milestone Fiction • Clarion News • Best Books-to-Film • Another Year’s Best • Spectrum News • Awards • Announcements • Worldcons News • Publishing News • Other Media • Financial News
F O R T H C O M I N G    B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 40    British Forthcoming Books / 52
Magazines Received: April / 58    Books Received: April / 59   
British Books Received: March / 72    Bestsellers / 74
O B I T U A R I E S / 82
Lisa A. Barnett • Appreciation by Melissa Scott • Arthur PorgesFrankie Thomas, Jr.Zora SeljanElizabeth M. WalterFlonet E. Biltgen Jean-Pierre Hubert Leigh Ann Hussey • Appreciation by Diana L. Paxson • Death Discovered: H. Nearing, Jr.
L O C U S    L E T T E R S / 82
Jonathan Strahan
E D I T O R I A L    M A T T E R S / 83
Nebulas • Party • Volumus Interuptus • New Column • 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 / 12
Baen’s Universe 6/06; Asimov’s 7-8/06; F&SF 7/06; Fantasy Magazine 5/06; Analog 6/06; Aeon Six.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
F&SF 6/06; Analog 7-8/06; Asimov’s 7/06; Realms of Fantasy 6/06; Strange Horizons 5/06; Weird Tales 4/06; Fantasy Magazine 5/06; Aeon Six; Fortean Bureau 4/06.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon, Julie Phillips; Keeping It Real: Quantum Gravity, Book One, Justina Robson; There Will Never Be Another You, Carolyn See; The Patron Saint of Plagues, Barth Anderson; The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril, Paul Malmont.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 19
The Virtu, Sarah Monette; Kushiel’s Scion, Jacqueline Carey; Blood and Iron, Elizabeth Bear; Children of Chaos, Dave Duncan; Throne of Jade, Naomi Novik; Black Powder War, Naomi Novik.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
Rainbows End, Vernor Vinge; Conventions of War, Walter Jon Williams.
Reviews by Tim Pratt / 25
Alabaster, Caitlín R. Kiernan; Monster Island, David Wellington; Destinations Unknown, Gary A. Braunbeck; Retro-Pulp Tales, Joe R. Lansdale, ed.; Joe R. Lansdale’s Lords of the Razor, Bill Sheehan & William Schafer, eds.
Reviews by Graham Sleight / 23
The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester; The Stars My Destination, Alfred Bester.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
Rogue Angel: Destiny, Alex Archer; Regeneration, Julie E. Czerneda; Dead and Loving It, MaryJanice Davidson; Girl Genius, Book Four: Agatha Heterodyne and the Circus of Dreams, Phil & Kaja Foglio; The King’s Own, Lorna Freeman; A Fistful of Charms, Kim Harrison; Smoke and Ashes, Tanya Huff; Working for the Devil, Lilith Saintcrow; Once Upon Stilettos, Shanna Swendson.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 33
RGK: The Art of Roy G. Krenkel, Roy G. Krenkel; Cover Story: The Art of John Picacio, John Picacio; Dressing a Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars, Trisha Biggar; Masters of American Comics, John Carlin, Paul Karasik, and Brian Walker, eds.; SHORT TAKES: How to Survive a Robot Uprising, Daniel H. Wilson, illustrated by Richard Horne; the other side, istvan banyai; Zen Shorts, Jon J Muth.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 17, 21, 23
© 2006 by Locus Publications. All rights reserved.