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March 2003 Issue 506 Vol. 50 No. 3
36th Year of Publication 24-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
Cover Art by Michael Whelan, www.michaelwhelan.com
I N T E R V I E W S
Michael Moorcock: Movements & Myths / 6
Steven Barnes: White & Black / 84
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 10
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with material this issue on Jack Williamson, Terry Pratchett, Ray Bradbury, Lois McMaster Bujold, Jules Verne, George Orwell, Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean, Piers Anthony, and many others
M A I N S T O R I E S / 12
2002 Nebula Awards Final Ballot 2002 BSFA Awards Nominees 2002 British Book Summary 2003 World Horror Convention Time Warner Books on the Block
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
SF Authors Find Columbia Debris Air Crash over Denver Writers’ Blocks Getting into Graphic Novels Vampire News Worldcons Updates Faxon Follow-Up Potter Records Lord of the Box Office Announcements Book News Children’s Books Awards 2002 Cuffies Awards News Legal News Publishing News Small-Press Publishing News Magazine News POD News e-Book News Online News International Rights Other Media Received
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 40 British Forthcoming Books / 48
L I S T I N G S
Conventions / 52
Magazines Received: January / 54
Books Received: January / 55
British Books Received: December / 66
Bestsellers / 68
O B I T U A R I E S / 87
Leslie A. Fiedler Gavin Lyall John Mantley John M. Faucette, Jr. Mary Aline Siepmann Peter Tinniswood Herb Brin Virginia Heinlein Appreciations by Greg Bear and Yoji Kondo/Eric Kotani Virginia Kidd Appreciations by Ursula K. Le Guin and Gene Wolfe
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 80
Columbia Virginia Heinlein Staff Notes Etc.
P H O T O S T O R Y / 82
A Conjunction of New Wave Fabulists
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Sci Fiction 2/03; Asimov’s 3/03; 3SF 12/02; Scheherazade 24; Interzone 11-12/02; F&SF 2/03; Realms of Fantasy 2/03.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Sci Fiction 2/03; Interzone 11-12/02; Asimov’s 3/03; Asimov’s 4/03; Analog 3/03; F&SF 3/03; Salon 1/16/03.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
Broken Angels, Richard Morgan; The Risen Empire, Scott Westerfeld; Quin’s Shanghai Circus, Edward Whittemore; Sinai Tapestry, Edward Whittemore; Jerusalem Poker, Edward Whittemore; Nile Shadows, Edward Whittemore; Jericho Mosaic, Edward Whittemore.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
The Facts of Life, Graham Joyce; Snare, Katharine Kerr; Veniss Underground, Jeff VanderMeer; Paper Mage, Leah R. Cutter; The Devil You Know, Poppy Z. Brite.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
Pattern Recognition, William Gibson; Crossfire, Nancy Kress.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 27
By the Light of the Moon, Dean Koontz; The Road to Hell, Gerard Houarner; The Restless Dead, Hugh B. Cave; SHORT TAKE: The Birds and the Bees, Sèphera Girón.
Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 31
Custer’s Last Jump and Other Collaborations, Howard Waldrop; Festival of Fools (Singularity Sky in the US), Charles Stross; Pattern Recognition, William Gibson; SHORT TAKE: The Wee Free Men, Terry Pratchett.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 33
The Sword of the Land, Noel-Anne Brennan; Paper Mage, Leah R. Cutter; The Gathering Storm, Kate Elliott; Joust, Mercedes Lackey; The Changeling Plague, Syne Mitchell; The Wee Free Men, Terry Pratchett; The Usurper’s Crown, Sarah Zettel.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Alyx Dellamonica and Tim Pratt / 35
Zulu Heart, Steven Barnes; Dragon and Thief, Timothy Zahn; Shadow of the Storm, Kurt R.A. Giambastiani; The Changeling Plague, Syne Mitchell; The Fallen, Dale Bailey; The Night Class, Tom Piccirilli.