Locus Magazine • October 2013 • Issue 633 • Vol. 71 No. 4

The October issue features interviews with Scott Lynch and G. Willow Wilson, an obituary and many appreciations of Frederik Pohl, commentary by Kameron Hurley, reports and photos from LoneStarCon 3, and reviews of short fiction and new books by Wolfgang Jeschke, Scott Lynch, Chris Willrich, Maggie Stiefvater, Ann Leckie, and many others.


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October 2013 • Issue 633 • Vol. 71 • No. 4
46th Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Designs by Francesca Myman

INTERVIEWS
Scott Lynch: Mythic Lineage / 6
G. Willow Wilson: Landscape of the Imagination / 72
FREDERIK POHL, 1919-2013 / 4
Appreciations by Connie Willis, Joe Haldeman, Emily Pohl-Weary. Betty Williamson, James Gunn, David Brin, James Frenkel, John Goodwin • Asimov on Pohl • ‘‘Pohl Hero’’ by Mack Hassler
LONESTARCON 3 / 5
2013 Hugo Awards Winners • LoneStarCon 3: Convention Report • LoneStarCon 3 Business Meeting • Complete 2013 Hugo Voting
PEOPLE & PUBLISHING / 8
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Lucius Shepard, Boris & Arkady Strugatsky, Terry Pratchett, Kim Harrison, J.K. Rowling, and many others
MAIN STORIES / 10
2013 Chesley Awards Winners • Amazon News • Antitrust Suit News • Samson and Wilber Win Sidewise Awards • 2013 Sunburst Awards Winners
thE datA file / 11
Patterson’s Pledge • Book Buying Behaviors • Resurrection House • SFPA News • Awards News • Publishing News • Announcements • World Conventions News • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights • Publications Received • Catalogs Received
commentary / 29
Kameron Hurley: ‘‘Everybody Already Knows’’:
How Silence About the Realities of Publishing Hurts Authors
listings
Magazines Received: August / 50 Books Received: August / 51 British Books Received: July / 60 Bestsellers / 62
ObituarieS / 70
A.C. Crispin • Appreciation by Kevin J. Anderson • DEATH REPORTED: Patricia Anthony Bobbie DuFault Joan Hanke-Woods Bob Booth
EDITORIAL MATTERS / 71
LoneStarCon 3 • The Hugos • Next Issue
locus looks at books
Gardnerspace: A Short Fiction Column by Gardner Dozois / 16
Subterranean Summer 2013, Spring 2013; Asimov’s 6/13; Lightspeed 3/13, 4/13; Beyond the Sun, Bryan Thomas Schmidt, ed.; Super Stories of Heroes and Villains, Claude Lalumière, ed.; The Apes of Wrath, Richard Klaw, ed.
Short Fiction Reviews by Rich Horton / 17
Solaris Rising 2, Ian Whates, ed.; An Aura of Familiarity, Anon., ed.; The New Yorker 8/12/13; Strange Horizons 8/13; Clarkesworld 8/13; Lightspeed 8/13; Dreaming of Djinn, Liz Grzyb, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 18
The Cusanus Game, Wolfgang Jeschke; The Year of the Ladybird, Graham Joyce; MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood; Stardust: The Ruby Castle Stories, Nina Allan.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 20
The Republic of Thieves, Scott Lynch; Kill City Blues, Richard Kadrey; Fiendish Schemes, K.W. Jeter; Member, Michael Cisco; If Angels Fight, Richard Bowes.
Reviews by Adrienne Martini / 22
The Scroll of Years, Chris Willrich; The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, Holly Black; Sleepless Knights, Mark H. Williams; The Republic of Thieves, Scott Lynch.
Reviews by Stefan Dziemianowicz / 23
Tales of Jack the Ripper, Ross Lockhart, ed.; Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth, Stephen Jones, ed.
Reviews by Gwenda Bond / 25
The Dream Thieves, Maggie Stiefvater; All our Yesterdays, Cristin Terrill.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Russell Letson, Karen Burnham, Richard A. Lupoff / 26
Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie; Beyond the Sun, Bryan Thomas Schmidt, ed.; War Over Lemuria: Richard Shaver, Ray Palmer, and the Strangest Chapter of 1940s Science Fiction, Richard Toronto.
Locus Listens to Audiobooks by Amy Goldschlager / 28
Between Two Thorns, Emma Newman; Red Moon, Benjamin Percy; The Shambling Guide to New York City, Mur Lafferty; Lexicon, Max Barry; The Darwin Elevator, Jason M. Hough; The Human Division, John Scalzi; The Fifth Wave, Rick Yancey.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 17, 19, 21, 25


Magazine Issues reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer)

Asimov’s June 2013 (Gardner Dozois)
Clarkesworld August 2013 (Rich Horton)
Lightspeed March 2013 (Gardner Dozois)
Lightspeed April 2013 (Gardner Dozois)
Lightspeed August 2013 (Rich Horton)
Strange Horizons August 2013 (Rich Horton)
Subterranean Spring 2013 (Gardner Dozois)
Subterranean Summer 2013 (Gardner Dozois)
The New Yorker August 2013 (Rich Horton)

Books reviewed in this issue, listed by author (indicating reviewer)

Allan, Nina • Stardust: The Ruby Castle Stories (Gary K. Wolfe)
Anonymous, ed. • An Aura of Familiarity (Rich Horton)
Atwood, Margaret • MaddAddam (Gary K. Wolfe)
Black, Holly • The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (Adrienne Martini)
Bowes, Richard • If Angels Fight (Faren Miller)
Cisco, Michael • Member (Faren Miller)
Jeschke, Wolfgang • The Cusanus Game (Gary K. Wolfe)
Jeter, K. W. • Fiendish Schemes (Faren Miller)
Jones, Stephen, ed. • Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth (Stefan Dziemianowicz)
Joyce, Graham • The Year of the Ladybird (Gary K. Wolfe)
Kadrey, Richard • Kill City Blues (Faren Miller)
Klaw, Richard, ed. • The Apes of Wrath (Gardner Dozois)
Lalumière, Claude, ed. • Super Stories of Heroes and Villains (Gardner Dozois)
Leckie, Ann • Ancillary Justice (Russell Letson)
Lockhart, Ross E., ed. • Tales of Jack the Ripper (Stefan Dziemianowicz)
Lynch, Scott • The Republic of Thieves (Adrienne Martini)
Lynch, Scott • The Republic of Thieves (Faren Miller)
Schmidt, Bryan Thomas, ed. • Beyond the Sun (Gardner Dozois)
Schmidt, Bryan Thomas, ed. • Beyond the Sun (Karen Burnham)
Stiefvater, Maggie • The Dream Thieves (Gwenda Bond)
Terrill, Cristin • All Our Yesterdays (Gwenda Bond)
Toronto, Richard • War Over Lemuria: Richard Shaver, Ray Palmer and the Strangest Chapter of 1940s Science Fiction (Richard A. Lupoff)
Whates, Ian, ed. • Solaris Rising 2 (Rich Horton)
Williams, Mark H. • Sleepless Knights (Adrienne Martini)
Willrich, Chris • The Scroll of Years (Adrienne Martini)


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