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January 2005 Issue 528 Vol. 54 No. 1
38th Year of Publication 26-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Color Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
Charles Stross: Fast Forward / 4
Doctorow: Everywhere, All at the Same Time / 5
Ursula K. Le Guin: Frankenstein’s Earthsea / 9
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 6
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Gregory Benford, Jack L. Chalker, Diana Wynne Jones, Jonathan Strahan, Orson Scott Card, Michael Moorcock, and many others
M A I N S T O R I E S / 8
Moorcock Wins 2004 Prix Utopia Sawyer Wins 2004 UPC Awards Varley Wins Endeavour
Argosy Re-relaunched God Dropped from ‘‘His Dark Materials’’
P H O T O S T O R Y / 10
SFWA New York Reception
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
Google’s Universal Library Ministry on Hiatus Baltimore Bests IRS Embargoed Publishing Eased Mathematics of Bookselling Handmaid Takes the Stage Left Behind Bigotry? Howling Success LASFS Turns 70 Elevators Going Up! Time Warner Settles Charges Publishers Push for Retail Fanzine Collection Finds Home Announcements Awards News Contest News Book News Financial News Audiobook News International Rights POD News Online News Publications Received
C O N V E N T I O N S / 34
Do You Have Any U-235 or 10-W-40 to Declare, Sir? World Fantasy in Tempe and the 21st Century,
by Edward Bryant
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: November / 39
Books Received: November / 40
British Books Received: October / 56
Bestsellers / 58
O B I T U A R I E S / 69
Willo Davis Roberts Pierre Berton Elizabeth Chater Appreciations by Greg Bear and Richard Curtis Trina Schart Hyman William J. Widder Scott Winnett Appreciation by Marianne Jablon Stieg Larsson Richard H. Minter
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 70
New Year’s Party Names Corrections Books, Books This Issue Next Issue
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Asimov’s 1/05; Sci Fiction 12/04; F&SF 2/05; Aeon 1; Flytrap 11/04; Amazing 12/04.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Asimov’s 1/05; Asimov’s 2/05; Analog 1-2/05; F&SF 1/05; Realms of Fantasy 12/04; Amazing 12/04; Sci Fiction 12/04; Fortean Bureau 11/04; Flytrap 11/04; Aeon 1.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Gardner Dozois, ed.; The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1, Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin, & Jeffrey D. Smith, eds.; Seventy-Five: The Diamond Anniversary of a Science Fiction Pioneer, Jack Williamson; Stephen Haffner & Richard A. Hauptmann, eds.; Crache, Mark Budz.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
My Life with Corpses, Wylene Dunbar; Dragon’s Treasure, Elizabeth A. Lynn; Crossing the Line, Karen Traviss; The Gods and Their Machines, Oisín McGann; The San Veneficio Canon, Michael Cisco.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
The System of the World, Neal Stephenson; The Family Trade, Charles Stross; Coyote Rising, Allen Steele.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 25
The Life of the World to Come, Kage Baker; Century Rain, Alastair Reynolds; Days of Infamy, Harry Turtledove.
Reviews by Damien Broderick / 27
The Mysteries, Lisa Tuttle; Natural History, Justina Robson; The Year of Our War, Steph Swainston.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
Bite, Anonymous, ed.; The Life of the World to Come, Kage Baker; Disappearing Act, Margaret Ball; Path of Honor, Diana Pharaoh Francis; Ghosts in the Snow, Tamara Siler Jones; Bound, Donna Jo Napoli; Daughter of Gold, Janeen O’Kerry; Now You See It, Vivian Vande Velde; Shadowmarch, Tad Williams.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Karen Haber / 33
Dreamland: The Art of Todd Schorr, Paul Di Filippo; Spectrum 11, Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner, eds.; The Book of Schuiten, Benoit Peeters; SHORT TAKES: The Art of Discworld, Terry Pratchett, illustrated by Paul Kidby; As Dead As Leaves: The Art of Caniglia.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 19, 22, 25
Quoted Without Comment / 39