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November 2007 • Issue 562 • Vol. 59 No. 5
40th Year of Publication • 28-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Design by Arnie Fenner

William Gibson: Cognitive Weirdness / 8
Kelly Link: The Uses of Boredom / 74
N I P P O N    2 0 0 7 / 7
Nippon 2007 • Japan Welcomes the World by Eileen Gunn • "For Locus" by Lisa Freitag
P E O P L E   &   P U B L I S H I N G / 10
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about George Takei, Garth Nix, Greg Bear, Philip K. Dick, Cory Doctorow, and many others
M A I N    S T O R I E S / 12
Lessing Wins Nobel Prize • Frutkin Wins 2007 Sunburst • SF Authors at National Book Festival • 2007 British Fantasy Awards
T H E    D A T A    F I L E / 13
Holzbrinck Becomes Macmillan • Haven for Injured Authors • Cuthbert Collection to Alberta • World’s Biggest Publishers • Book Exports Rising • Subterranean Joins Baen’s Webscriptions • Ministry Reborn • Borders Sells UK Stores • Bookworld Out of Business • AMS Bankruptcy Proceedings • Bryon Preiss Bankruptcy Proceedings • Tolkien Home Demolished • Announcements • Publishing News • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights
C O M M E N T A R Y / 35
Creative Commons by Cory Doctorow
C O N V E N T I O N S / 44
SF in China with reports by Elizabeth Anne Hull and David Brin
Magazines Received: September / 48    Books Received: September / 49   
British Books Received: August / 61    Ad Index / 63    Bestsellers / 64
O B I T U A R I E S / 71
Robert Jordan Appreciations by George R.R. Martin, Tom Doherty, Ed Gorman, Brandon Sanderson, Elise Matthesen, Harriet Popham Rigney • Leslie FloodDenny Martin FlinnDave Ish • Appreciation by Robert Silverberg
E D I T O R I A L    M A T T E R S / 78
Current Doings • Hugos • 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 / 15
An Alternate History of the 21st Century, William Shunn; F&SF 12/07; Asimov’s 12/07; Clarkesworld Magazine 6/07, 7/07, 8/07, 9/07; Talebones Summer ’07; Flurb Fall/Winter ’07; Black Gate Summer ’07.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 17
Asimov’s 12/07; Analog 11/07; Interzone 7-8/07; Challenging Destiny 8/07; Fantasy Magazine #7; Black Gate Summer ’07; On Spec Summer ’07; Talebones Summer ’07; The Coyote Road, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.; Eclipse One: New Fantasy and Science Fiction, Jonathan Strahan, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
One for Sorrow, Christopher Barzak; Shadowbridge, Gregory Frost; Eclipse One: New Fantasy and Science Fiction, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology, James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel, eds.; Extras, Scott Westerfeld; SHORT TAKE: The Adventures of Amir Hamza, Ghalib Lakhnavi & Abdullah Bilgrami.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
Empire of Ivory, Naomi Novik; Pirate Freedom, Gene Wolfe; Gentlemen of the Road, Michael Chabon; Devices and Desires, K.J. Parker; Verdigris Deep, Frances Hardinge.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 27
Pirate Freedom, Gene Wolfe; Eclipse One: New Fantasy and Science Fiction, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; Inferno: New Tales of Terror and the Supernatural, Ellen Datlow, ed.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 29
Holidays Are Hell, Anonymous, ed.; On the Prowl, Anonymous, ed.; The High King’s Tomb, Kristen Britain; Captain’s Fury, Jim Butcher; The Sleeping God, Violette Malan; The Water Devil, Judith Merkle Riley; Reader and Raelynx, Sharon Shinn; The Swan Maiden, Heather Tomlinson; Raven, Dean Whitlock.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Russell Letson, Rich Horton, and Richard A. Lupoff / 31
Black Man (Thirteen in the US), Richard Morgan; The Orphan’s Tales, Volume II: In the Cities of Coin and Spice, Catherynne M. Valente; The Best from Jim Baen’s Universe, Eric Flint, ed.; Futures from Nature, Henry Gee, ed.; L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XXIII, Algis Budrys, ed.; The Runaway Skyscraper and Other Tales from the Pulps, Murray Leinster.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 17, 19, 23, 27
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