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April 2008 Issue 567 Vol. 60 No. 4
I N T E R V I E W S
Terry Pratchett: Acts of God / 6
Sarah Monette: Tangents and Curlicues / 68
M A I N S T O R I E S / 5 & 10
2008 Hugo Awards Nominations 2007 Nebula Awards Ballot Harrison Wins 2008 Philip K. Dick Award 2008 Clarke Award Nominees 2007 British Book Summary Monumental Vess
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, Brian Aldiss, Algis Budrys, Michael Moorcock, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
2007 World Fantasy Awards Judges Little Brother Goes to School BSFA Turns 50 S&S Restructures Amazon Bid Accepted Publishers Weekly for Sale New Tor Website The Story Plant Worldcons News Announcements Bookstore News Awards News Online News Potter News Financial News International Rights Other Rights Publications Received Catalogs Received
D I S C W O R L D: 2 5 Y E A R S O N A T U R T L E ' S B A C K / 34
Stephen Briggs Anna M. Caggiano Jason Anthony
4 0 Y E A R S O F L O C U S ! / 36
Charles N. Brown Gary K. Wolfe Robert Silverberg Joe Haldeman Brian Aldiss Ginjer Buchanan
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: February / 44 Books Received: February / 45
British Books Received: January / 56 Bestsellers / 58
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 60
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 63
Long Ago and Far Away Visiting Firemen Hugos! Vote For (& Come To) the Locus Awards This Issue Next Issue
O B I T U A R I E S / 3 & 64
Sir Arthur C. Clarke Stephen Marlowe/Milton Lesser Janet Kagan Appreciations by Gardner Dozois, Michael Swanwick, and Gregory Frost Jody Scott Appreciation by Barry N. Malzberg Gary Gygax Julian Rathbone Josť B. Adolph Werner Kurt Giesa William F. Buckley, Jr. Dave Stevens Therezinha Monteiro Deutsch Robert Legault Muriel R. Becker Raymond J. Smith Appreciation for Ken Slater by Peter Weston
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 12
The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Ellen Datlow, ed.; F&SF 5/08; Celebration: 50 Yeas of the British Science Fiction Association, Ian Whates, ed.; Myth-Understandings, Ian Whates, ed.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
F&SF 4/08; Analog 4/08; Interzone 2/08; Zahir Spring í08; Jim Baenís Universe 4/08; Coyote Wild 1/08; Fantasy 2/08; Strange Horizons 2/08; Abyss and Apex, 1Q í08; Paper Cities, Ekaterina Sedia, ed.; Transhuman, Mark L. Van Name & T.K.F. Weisskopf, eds.; Magic in the Mirrorstone, Steve Berman, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
Lavinia, Ursula K. Le Guin; The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of The Year, Volume Two, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; The Starry Rift: Tales of New Tomorrows, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; Nano Comes to Clifford Falls and Other Stories, Nancy Kress.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 19
Thunderer, Felix Gilman; Poison Sleep, T.A. Pratt; Matter, Iain M. Banks; Emissaries from the Dead, Adam-Troy Castro; The Alchemistís Code, Dave Duncan; City of Ashes, Cassandra Clare.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 21
Dark Integers and Other Stories, Greg Egan; Incandescence, Greg Egan.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 23
House of Suns, Alastair Reynolds; The Starry Rift: Tales of New Tomorrows, Jonathan Strahan, ed.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 25
Magic Burns, Ilona Andrews; Slipping, Cathleen Davitt Bell; Monster Blood Tattoo, Book Two: Lamplighter, D.M. Cornish; Dead Over Heels, MaryJanice Davidson; From Dead to Worse, Charlaine Harris; The Automatic Detective, A. Lee Martinez; Heroes Adrift, Moira J. Moore; Sword Masters, Selina A. Rosen; A Posse of Princesses, Sherwood Smith; Donít Hex with Texas, Shanna Swendson.
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 27
The Time Machine, H.G. Wells; The Invisible Man, H.G. Wells; The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells; The First Men in the Moon, H.G. Wells.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Richard A. Lupoff & Rich Horton / 29
Lorelei of the Red Mist: Planetary Romances, Leigh Brackett; The Secret of Sinharat, Leigh Brackett; Elak of Atlantis, Henry Kuttner; The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Ellen Datlow, ed.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 15, 19, 21
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