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December 2007 Issue 563 Vol. 59 No. 6
I N T E R V I E W S
Elizabeth Hand: Ink-Stained Wretch / 6
Nnedi Okorafor: Between Cultures / 76
M A I N S T O R I E S / 5 & 10
2007 World Fantasy Awards 2007 International Horror Guild Awards 2007 Prix Aurora Awards Utopiales 2007: Triumphs of Space and Vision
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 8
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Terry Pratchett, Iain Banks, Brian Jacques, Nancy Kress, Bruce Sterling, Joe Haldeman, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
SFWA Supports Scriptwriters SFRA Meeting Moved Egmont US The Tell-Tale Brain Bronté’s New Heights Book Rage Canada Gemmell Plagiarized 2007 PW Best Books Worldcons News Awards News Potter After Announcements Publishing News Legal News Financial News International Rights Other Rights Publications Received Catalogues Received
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 34 British Forthcoming Books / 48
C O N V E N T I O N S
2007 World Fantasy Awards / 5 Australian Consul Celebrates Australian SF / 42
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: October / 52 Books Received: October / 53
British Books Received: September / 64 Bestsellers / 66
O B I T U A R I E S / 73
Ira Levin Norman Mailer Jerzy Peterkiewicz Calvin W. Demmon Boris Hoffman Hank Reinhardt Appreciation by Gregory Benford Alan Coren Marc Behm Robert W. Bussard Appreciation by Larry Niven
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 75
Congratulation and WFC Visitors Health Thanksgiving Liza in New York 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
F&SF 1/08; disLOCATIONS, Ian Whates, ed.; Technology Review 11-12/07; Strange Horizons 10/07; Subterranean Fall ’07; Flytrap 11/07; Interzone 9-10/07.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
F&SF 12/07; Analog 12/07; Interzone 9-10/07; Weird Tales 11-12/07; Zahir Winter ’07; Fantasy Magazine 10/07; Helix 10/07; New Ceres #2; Shiny #1; Dark Matter #5; Strange Horizons 10/07; Illyria, Elizabeth Hand.
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly / 15
Best American Fantasy, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Dragons of Babel, Michael Swanwick; The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Díaz; The Shadow Speaker, Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu; Dagger Key and Other Stories, Lucius Shepard.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Ha’penny, Jo Walton; Evil for Evil, K.J. Parker; The Escapement, K.J. Parker; Renegade’s Magic, Robin Hobb; SHORT TAKES: Shadowbridge, Gregory Frost; Half the Blood of Brooklyn, Charlie Huston.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
Cauldron, Jack McDevitt; Cenotaxis, Sean Williams.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 27
Iron Kissed, Patricia Briggs; Dancing with Werewolves, Carole Nelson Douglas; The Cipher, Diana Pharaoh Francis; An Ice Cold Grave, Charlaine Harris; Host, Faith Hunter; What-the-Dickens, Gregory Maguire; Empire of Ivory, Naomi Novik; The Accidental Vampire, Vampires Are Forever, Vampire, Interrupted, Lynsay Sands; Confessions of a Werewolf Supermodel, Ronda Thompson.
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 29
Blood Music, Greg Bear; Evolution, Stephen Baxter; The Separation, Christopher Priest; Schild’s Ladder, Greg Egan; Altered Carbon, Richard Morgan; Hyperion, Dan Simmons; Revelation Space, Alastair Reynolds; Fairyland, Paul J. McAuley.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Rich Horton, and Richard A. Lupoff / 33
Tesseracts Eleven, Cory Doctorow & Holly Phillips, eds.; The Surgeon of Souls, Victor Rousseau; The Tracer of Egos, Victor Rousseau.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 17, 21, 25
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