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November 2006 Issue 550 Vol. 57 No. 5
I N T E R V I E W
China Miéville: Fabular Logic / 8
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 Ursula K. Le Guin, Elizabeth Bear, Michael Moorcock, William Gibson, Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman, and many others
M A I N S T O R I E S / 6 & 12
Worldcon iBooks Public Auction Phillips Wins 2006 Sunburst 2006 British Fantasy Awards 2006 (Emperor) Norton Awards
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
Baen’s Universe to Continue Ford Funded Wilson Fans Raise Thousands Harlan Ellison® Sues Fantagraphics Stoker Awards at World Horror IPG and Trafalgar Square Merge Hyperion Changes Distributors Star Trek Auction Japanese Tales from Earthsea Embargoed Google Beseiged CG Eon Potter Most Challenged Awards News Announcements Worldcons News Book News Financial News International Rights Other Rights Other Media Received Publications Received Catalogs Received
C O M M E N T A R Y
Cory Doctorow: The March of the Polygons: How High-Definition Is Bad News for SF Flicks / 37
Alastair Reynolds: Future Histories / 39
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: September / 50 Books Received: September / 51
British Books Received: August / 68 Bestsellers / 70
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 77
Visits Tucker Books, Books This Issue Next Issue
O B I T U A R I E S / 78
Wilson ‘‘Bob’’ Tucker Appreciations by Robert Silverberg, Frank M. Robinson, Mike Resnick, Robin Wayne Bailey, Harlan Ellison® John M. Ford Appreciations by Robert Jordan, Neil Gaiman, Jane Yolen, Emma Bull, Will Shetterly, Steven Brust, Pamela Dean Darrell C. Richardson José V.A. Icaza Sara Purdom Michel Demuth Jacques Sternberg DEATHS DISCOVERED: Leslie Shepard Dennis Lynds
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 16
Twenty Epics, David Moles & Susan Marie Groppi, eds.; Flurb Fall ’06; Clarkesworld Magazine 10/06, 11/06, 12/06; Polyphony 6, Deborah Layne & Jay Lake, eds.; Aeon Eight; A Soul in a Bottle, Tim Powers; F&SF 12/06.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 17
Analog 11/06; Jim Baen’s Universe 10/06; Postscripts Summer ’06; Strange Horizons 9/06; Andromeda Spaceways #25; Aeon Eight; Escape From Earth, Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois, eds.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
Nova Swing, M. John Harrison; Emperor, Stephen Baxter: Horizons, Mary Rosenblum; Pushing Ice, Alastair Reynolds; Idolon, Mark Budz.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
Spears of God, Howard V. Hendrix; The Other End, John Shirley; Dragon’s Teeth, James A. Hetley; The Silver Road, Grace Dugan; Catalyst, Nina Kiriki Hoffman.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 27
Matriarch, Karen Traviss; The Clan Corporate, Charles Stross.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 29
The Jennifer Morgue, Charles Stross; Fugitives of Chaos, John C. Wright; Galactic North, Alastair Reynolds; Zima Blue and Other Stories, Alastair Reynolds.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
Cursor’s Fury, Jim Butcher; Witchling, Yasmine Galenorn; Forest Mage, Robin Hobb; Catalyst, Nina Kiriki Hoffman; In the Company of Ogres, A. Lee Martinez; Changeling, Delia Sherman; Dark Moon Defender, Sharon Shinn; Inda, Sherwood Smith; Magic Study, Maria V. Snyder; The Mislaid Magician or Ten Years After, Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Rich Horton, Tim Pratt, and Amelia Beamer / 33
Polyphony 6, Deborah Layne & Jay Lake, eds.; The Dead Letters, Tom Piccirilli; The Other End, John Shirley; The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg: Volume One: To Be Continued, Robert Silverberg.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 35
Fairies, Yoshitaka Amano, translation by Camellia Nieh; The Museum of Lost Wonder, Jeff Hoke; A Scanner Darkly, Philip K. Dick, additional text by Harvey Pekar; Top 10: Beyond the Farthest Precinct, Paul Di Filippo & Jerry Ordway; SHORT TAKES: Nielsen’s Fairy Tale Illustrations in Full Color, Kay Nielsen; Hubble: 15 Years of Discovery, Lars Lindberg Christensen & Bob Fosbury; Monsters: A Celebration of Classics from Universal Studio, Roy Milano; Short Stories from Small Islands: Tales Shared in Palau, Alan Dean Foster, ed.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 17, 19, 25, 27
Quoted Without Comment / 33, 52
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