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December Issue: Table of Contents
posted 30 November 2008
T a b l e o f C o n t e n t s
December 2008 Issue 575 Vol. 61 No. 6
I N T E R V I E W S
Vernor Vinge: Surviving in Extremistan / 6
Caitlín R. Kiernan: Transmutations / 84
M A I N S T O R I E S / 4 & 10
2008 World Fantasy Convention World Fantasy Awards Winners Google Book Search Settlement 2008 PW Best Books Amazon’s Best Books
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 Terri Windling, Ray Bradbury, Walter Jon Williams, Neil Gaiman, China Miéville, George R.R. Martin, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
Death Knell for Borders? Amazon Sales Holding Pyr Tries Out Premium Paperbacks WizKids Closes Scholastic Trims Workforce with Buyout Night Shade Joins Webscriptions Audiobooks Up Not-So-Long Tail Stolen SF Awards News Announcements Book 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 / 36 British Forthcoming Books / 54
C O N V E N T I O N S / 4
World Fantasy Convention
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: October / 58 Books Received: October / 59
British Books Received: September / 72 Bestsellers / 74
O B I T U A R I E S / 81
Michael Crichton Tony Hillerman Appreciations by Robert Vardeman & Walter Jon Williams Peter Vansittart Appreciation for Barrington J. Bayley by Michael Moorcock Hugh Cook
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 83
Calgary World Fantasy Awards Industry Woes Visitors Staff Stuff This Issue/Next Issue
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Gardnerspace: Short Fiction Column by Gardner Dozois / 13
Fast Forward 2, Lou Anders, ed.; Eclipse Two, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; F&SF 10/11; Transhuman, Mark L. Van Name & T.K.F. Weisskopf, eds.; Interzone 8/08; Clockwork Phoenix, Mike Allen, ed.; Fast Ships, Black Sails, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds.; Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy, William Schafer, ed.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Asimov’s 12/08; F&SF 12/08; Analog 12/08; Realms of Fantasy 12/08; Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #37; Angel Rising, Dirk Flinthart; Not One of Us 10/08; Greatest Uncommon Denominator Autumn ’08; Lone Star Stories 8/08; Lone Star Stories 10/08; Fantasy Magazine 12/08; Strange Horizons 11/08; Strange Horizons 12/08; Writers of the Future, Volume XXIV, Algis Budrys, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Love We Share Without Knowing, Christopher Barzak; Eclipse Two, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters, John Langan; The Black Mirror and Other Stories: An Anthology of Science Fiction from Germany and Austria, Franz Rottensteiner, ed., Mike Mitchell, trans.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
All the Windwracked Stars, Elizabeth Bear; Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan; The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafòn; Desideria, Nicole Kornher-Stace; Dead Reign, T.A. Pratt.
Reviews by Adrienne Martini / 23
Ender in Exile, Orson Scott Card; The Empress of Mars, Kage Baker; Half a Crown, Jo Walton; Nation, Terry Pratchett.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 25
The Sharing Knife, Volume Four: Horizon, Lois McMaster Bujold; Backup, Jim Butcher; Princess of the Midnight Ball, Linda Day George; White Witch, Black Curse, Kim Harrison; A Lion Among Men, Gregory Maguire; The Accidental Sorcerer, K.E. Mills; The Knife of Never Letting Go, Patrick Ness; Fortune and Fate, Sharon Shinn; Aurelie: A Faerie Tale, Heather Tomlinson.
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 27
Last and First Men, Olaf Stapledon; Odd John, Olaf Stapledon; Star Maker, Olaf Stapledon.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Russell Letson, Amelia Beamer, Graham Sleight & Holliann Russell / 31
The Night Sessions, Ken MacLeod; Fluent in Fantasy: The Next Generation, Diana Tixier, Herald & Bonnie Kunzel; The Knife of Never Letting Go, Patrick Ness; The Living Dead, John Joseph Adams, ed.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 17, 21, 23
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