The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2002

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Jupiter Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-57941-0, Feb 2002, $7.99, 389pp, pb, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 2000) SF novel.

The Precipice Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-57989-5, Dec 2002, $7.99, 422pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Grand Tour: Asteroid Wars] Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 2001) SF novel, first book in “The Asteroid Wars”.

The Rock Rats Ben Bova (Tor 0-765-30227-6, Apr 2002, $24.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Peter Bollinger) [Grand Tour: Asteroid Wars] SF novel. First US edition (Hodder & Stoughton 2/02).

World of Darkness: Predator & Prey: Mage Carl Bowen (White Wolf 1-56504-973-X, Feb 2002, $6.50, 286pp, tp, cover by William O’Connor) [World of Darkness: Predator & Prey] Novelization based on the role-playing games. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34296-8, Mar 2002, $6.99, 179pp, pb) Reissue (Ballantine 1953) classic SF novel. This edition has the 1982 afterword and 1979 coda by Bradbury. 28th printing.

From the Dust Returned Ray Bradbury (HarperCollins/Avon 0-380-78961-2, Sep 2002, $6.99, 236pp, pb, cover by Charles Addams) Reprint (Morrow 2001) fix-up novel/collection of stories about a family of vampires.

Green Shadows, White Whale Ray Bradbury (HarperPerennial 0-380-78966-3, Dec 2002, $12.95, 237pp, tp, cover by Edward Sorel) Reprint (Knopf 1992) associational autobiographical mainstream novel. This has a new afterword by Bradbury.

I Live By the Invisible Ray Bradbury (Dufour/Salmon Poetry 1-903392-20-9, Sep 2002, $14.95, 81pp, tp) Associational collection of 47 poems, 18 apparently original. This is the Irish edition from Salmon Poetry, with Dufour stickers. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425-0007; 610-458-5005.

Let’s All Kill Constance Ray Bradbury (HarperCollins/Morrow 0-06-051584-8, Jan 2003, $23.95, 210pp, hc, cover by José Luis Merino) Associational Hollywood mystery.

One More for the Road Ray Bradbury (HarperCollins/Morrow 0-06-621106-9, Apr 2002, $24.95, 289pp, hc, cover by José Luis Merino) Original collection of 25 stories, nine reprints, with a new afterword by Bradbury.

One More for the Road Ray Bradbury (HarperCollins/Avon 0-06-103203-4, Jan 2003, $6.99, 350pp, pb) Reprint (Morrow 2002) collection of 25 stories.

Lucky Him: The Biography of Kingsley Amis Richard Bradford (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-1117-2, Oct 2001, $37.95, 432pp, hc) Non-fiction, biography, with index and 16 unpaginated pages of photos. This is the Peter Owen UK edition, with Dufour stickers. Order from Dufour Editions, PO Box 7, Chester Springs PA 19425-0007; 610-458-5005; email: []; website: []. [Kingsley Amis]

The Ages of Chaos Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-7564-0072-4, May 2002, $6.99, 763pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Darkover] SF omnibus of two “Darkover” novels: Stormqueen! (1978) and Hawkmistress! (1982).

The Forbidden Circle Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-7564-0094-5, Nov 2002, $7.99, 570pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Darkover] SF omnibus of two “Darkover” novels: The Spell Sword (1974) and The Forbidden Tower (1977).

Heritage and Exile Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-7564-0065-1, Apr 2002, $7.99, 779pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Darkover] SF omnibus of two “Darkover” novels: The Heritage of Hastur (1975) and Sharra’s Exile (1981).

The Saga of the Renunciates Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-7564-0092-9, Aug 2002, $8.99, 1116pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Darkover] SF omnibus of three “Darkover” novels: The Shattered Chain (1976), Thendara House (1983), and City of Sorcery (1984).

Priestess of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley & Diana L. Paxson (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45862-1, Jul 2002, $14.00, 394pp, tp, cover by Kinuko Y. Craft) [Avalon] Reprint (Voyager 2000) pre-Arthurian fantasy.

The Fall of Neskaya Marion Zimmer Bradley & Deborah J. Ross (DAW 0-7564-0053-8, Jul 2002, $6.99, 557pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Darkover: Clingfire] Reprint (DAW 2001) SF novel set on Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Darkover in the age of The Hundred Kingdoms, first volume in the “Clingfire” trilogy.

Sword and Sorceress XIX ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-7564-0049-X, Jan 2002, $6.99, 314pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) Original anthology of 25 fantasy stories. Authors include Diana Paxson, Esther Friesner, and Dorothy Heydt. Introduction by Elisabeth Waters.

Cleopatra’s Heir Gillian Bradshaw (Tor/Forge 0-765-30228-4, Jun 2002, $25.95, 447pp, hc) Associational historical novel/secret history of the son of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, who escapes his assassins and goes underground.

The Wolf Hunt Gillian Bradshaw (Tor 0-312-87595-9, Jun 2002, $14.96, 381pp, tp, cover by Carl B. Andreas Ruthart) Reprint (Forge 2001) historical novel with fantasy elements involving werewolves, based on one of the lais of Marie de France.

Swim the Moon Paul Brandon (Tor 0-312-87793-5, Sep 2002, $15.95, 380pp, tp, cover by Rafal Olbinski) Reprint (Tor 2001) romantic fantasy novel.

Devlin’s Luck Patricia Bray (Bantam Spectra 0-553-58475-8, May 2002, $5.99, 405pp, pb, cover by Sanjulian) [Sword of Change] Fantasy novel, first in “The Sword of Change” trilogy. A man ready to die takes the deadly post of the gods’ Chosen One, defender to a fading kingdom.

The Span of Mainstream and Science Fiction Peter Brigg (McFarland 0-7864-1304-2, Mar 2003, $32.00, 212pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study of a “new literary genre” called “span”: mostly mainstream works with SF elements. Special attention is given to the works of Doris Lessing and Thomas Pynchon. There are notes, bibliography, and index. Order from McFarland & Company, Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640; 800-253-2187; []; add $4.00 postage.

Dragon Bones Patricia Briggs (Ace 0-441-00916-6, Mar 2002, $6.99, 295pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Ward of Hurog] Fantasy novel. A prince who’s played the fool must prove his competence when his father dies.

Kiln People David Brin (SFBC #15326, Jan 2002, $12.99, 461pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Tor 2002) SF novel. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Kiln People David Brin (Tor 0-765-34261-8, Jan 2003, $7.99, 569pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Tor 2002) SF thriller of a world where artificial disposable bodies are common.

Contacting Aliens: An Illustrated Guide to David Brin’s Uplift Universe David Brin & Kevin Lenagh (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37796-5, Jul 2002, $14.95, 191pp, tp, cover by Jim Burns) [Uplift] Non-fiction guide to Brin’s “Uplift” novels, illustrated by Lenagh.

Guilty but Insane Poppy Z. Brite (Subterranean Press 1-892284-89-8, Oct 2001, $40.00, 180pp, hc, cover by J. K. Potter) Collection of 21 non-fiction pieces, three original. Eight pieces appeared in Cemetery Dance magazine in the column “Guilty but Insane”. A signed limited edition of 1250; a lettered edition of 26 is also available. This is dated 2001, but not seen until now.

If I Never Get Back Darryl Brock (Penguin/Plume 0-452-28372-8, Sep 2002, $14.00, 470pp, tp) [Samuel Clemens Fowler] Reprint (Crown 1990) time-travel baseball fantasy novel.

Two in the Field Darryl Brock (Penguin/Plume 0-452-28356-6, Sep 2002, $14.00, 382pp, tp) [Samuel Clemens Fowler] Time-travel fantasy novel, sequel to baseball fantasy If I Never Get Back. Samuel Clemens Fowler seeks to return to his lost love in the 1870s.

Great Ghost Stories: 34 Classic Tale of the Supernatural ed. Robin Brockman (Random House/Gramercy 0-517-22095-4, 2002, $14.95, 519pp, hc) Anthology of 34 stories. This is an instant remainder edition. First US edition (Arcturus Publishing UK 2000 as Classic Tales of the Supernatural, not seen).

City of Names Kevin Brockmeier (Viking 0-670-03565-3, May 2002, $15.99, 137pp, hc, cover by Pamela Eklund) Young-adult fantasy. Howie’s book lets him magically transport himself around town.

The Spike: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed by Rapidly Advancing Technologies Damien Broderick (Tor/Forge 0-312-87782-X, Feb 2002, $15.95, 380pp, tp) Reprint (Tor 2001) associational non-fiction, revised from the 1997 eponymous Australian popular science book.

Transcension Damien Broderick (Tor 0-765-30369-8, Feb 2002, $25.95, 348pp, hc, cover by David Seeley) Far-future SF novel. A high-tech utopia is threatened by the machines that make it possible.

The Broecker Sampler: The Artwork of the Randy Broecker Randy Broecker (American Fantasy Press 0-9610352-7-7, Apr 2002, $10.00, 24pp, ph, cover by Randy Broecker) Chapbook art book of Broecker’s b&w illustrations. Compiled and with an introduction by Robert T. Garcia. Order from American Fantasy Press, PO Box 1059, Woodstock IL 60098.

Using the Force: Creativity, Community, and Star Wars Fans Will Brooker (Continuum 0-8264-5287-6, May 2002, $27.95, 254pp, hc) Non-fiction, a critical study of the fan phenomenon, with limited discussion of novelizations, and substantial discussion of fan fiction. Includes bibliography and index. Continuum Books, 800-561-7704; [].

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