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Mailing Date:
28 September 2006

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October 2006 • Issue 549 • Vol. 57 No. 4
39th Year of Publication • 27-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Color Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner

Paul Park: The Magic of Doubt / 8
Mary Anne Mohanraj: Breaking Down Barriers / 82
M A I N    S T O R I E S / 7 & 12
2006 Hugo Awards Winners • Complete Hugo Voting • 2006 Hugo Awards Ceremony • Writers of the Future • 2006 Chesley Awards Winners • L.A.con IV • Clarion Moves West
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 George Saunders, Michael Moorcock, J.R.R. Tolkien, Joe Haldeman, Brian Aldiss, Naomi Novik, and many others
T H E    D A T A    F I L E / 13
Xena Becomes Eris • Aliens Arrested at Roswell • HWA Election Results • No More Futures • Clarion Call • Günter Grass Revisited • Best Literary Villains • Middle Earth, Oregon • Dahl Birthday Celebrations • Peter Pan Revelations • Rowling Along • Character Auction • Free Books from Google • Worldcons News • Announcements • Awards News • Book News • Bookstore News • Publishing News • International Rights
S T A R    T R E K' S    4 0 T H    A N N I V E R S A R Y / 52
Introduction • Forty Years of Star Trek by Arthur C. Clarke • Star Trek by Rich Sternbach • Star Trek by David Brin • Star Trek Is 40, So What? by David Gerrold • Star Trek 40th Anniversary Conference by Leslie Howle
Magazines Received: August / 58    Books Received: August / 59   
British Books Received: July / 70    Bestsellers / 72
L O C U S    L E T T E R S / 79
Jonathan Cowie
O B I T U A R I E S / 80
Charles L. Grant • Appreciations by Stephen King, Al Sarrantonio, and Jean-Daniel Brèque • Naguib Mahfouz Joseph Stefano
E D I T O R I A L    M A T T E R S / 86
Worldcon • Books, Books • Graham’s Column • Prices Going Up Again • 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 12/06; Forbidden Planets, Peter Crowther, ed.; The Future is Queer, Richard Labonté & Lawrence Schimel, eds.; Interzone 8/06; Realms of Fantasy 8/06.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Asimov’s 12/06; F&SF 10-11/06; Analog 10/06; Realms of Fantasy 10/06; Interzone 8/06; Weird Tales 8-9/06; Andromeda Spaceways #24; Lone Star Stories 8/06; New Genre #4; Jim Baen’s Universe 8/06; New Wyrd, Wyrdsmiths, eds.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders, Neil Gaiman; Pearls from Peoria, Philip José Farmer; Saffron and Brimstone: Strange Stories, Elizabeth Hand; Map of Dreams, M. Rickert.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Soldier of Sidon, Gene Wolfe; American Morons, Glen Hirshberg; The Demon and the City, Liz Williams; The Ladies of Grace Adieu, Susannah Clarke; Clay, David Almond.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 25
Trial of Flowers, Jay Lake; Majestrum, Matthew Hughes; Salon Fantastique, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.; Map of Dreams, M. Rickert.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 29
Candles Burning, Tabitha King & Michael McDowell; Dark Harvest, Norman Partridge.
Yesterday’s Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 31
2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke; Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke; The City and the Stars, Arthur C. Clarke; Childhood’s End, Arthur C. Clarke; Earth Abides, George R. Stewart.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Gary K. Wolfe & Amelia Beamer, Amelia Beamer, Tim Pratt, Rich Horton / 35
Worldcon Guest of Honor Speeches, Mike Resnick & Joe Siclari, eds.; We, Yevgeny Zamyatin (Natasha Randall trans.); Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century, Justine Larbalestier, ed.; Boarding the Enterprise: Transporters, Tribbles and the Vulcan Death Grip in Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek, David Gerrold & Robert J. Sawyer, eds.; The Blood Knight, Greg Keyes; The Distance Travelled, Brett Alexander Savory; Twenty Epics, David Moles & Susan Marie Groppi, eds.; Forbidden Planets, Peter Crowther, ed.; Threshold Shift, Eric Brown.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 17, 23, 25
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