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September 2007 Issue 560 Vol. 59 No. 3
I N T E R V I E W S
Guy Gavriel Kay: Finding the Balance / 6
Kathleen Ann Goonan: Make It New / 84
M A I N S T O R I E S / 5 & 10
2006 World Fantasy Awards Nominations Farmercon II Chesley Awards Nominations Heinlein in Space Odyssey & Launchpad Workshops
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 Jeanne & Spider Robinson, Margo Lanagan, Gardner Dozois & George R.R. Martin, Charlaine Harris, Dean Koontz, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
King a Vandal? Pynchon in San Jose Clarion Line-Up Petrey Fund Is 25 SFWA Appointments Heinlein’s Universe Heinlein Online Ellison/Fantagraphics Suit Settled Second Life Sex Lawsuit SF Writers in Space! ibooks Update UK Books on the Rise HMV Buys Fopp Little, Brown Buys Piatkus WH Smith Eyes Borders UK A&R Shakedown in Australia AMS and B&T Fight Over Money Eclipse Exceeds Expectations The Poop on Potter Awards News Announcements Publishing News Book News Magazine News Financial News International Rights Other Rights
C O M M E N T A R Y / 29
Cory Doctorow: Free(Konomic) E-Books
L O C U S S U R V E Y
2007 Locus Survey Results / 30
I N T E R N A T I O N A L / 34
SF in Brazil SF in Japan International Books and Magazines Received
C O N V E N T I O N S
2007 Heinlein Centennial, Campbell Conference, and SFRA Conference / 38 San Diego Comic-Con / 41
Readercon 18 / 42
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 48 British Forthcoming Books / 56
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: July / 60 Books Received: July / 61
British Books Received: June / 72 Bestsellers / 74
O B I T U A R I E S / 81
Alice Borchardt John Gardner Peter L. Manly Margaret F. Crawford Jürgen Grasmück Dr. Mary Martin Ingmar Bergman
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 82
Spider Robinson John Clute
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 83
Cold California Comic-Con Our Operations Visitors New Staff Books & Stuff WFA Nominations 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 / 12
F&SF 10-11/07; Asimov’s 10-11/07; Subterranean Summer ’07; Helix Summer ’07; Strange Horizons 6/07; Strange Horizons 7/07; Apex #10.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
F&SF 8/07; F&SF 9/07; Asimov’s 10-11/07; Weird Tales 4-5/07; Apex Digest #10; Helix Summer ’07; Baen’s Universe 8/07; The City Beyond Play, Philip José Farmer & Danny Adams; Starship Summer, Eric Brown; Swans Over the Moon, Forrest Aguirre; Postscripts Spring ’07.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin Grant, eds.; Axis, Robert Charles Wilson; Cowboy Angels, Paul McAuley; The H-Bomb Girl, Stephen Baxter; SHORT TAKE: And Now We Are Going To Have a Party: Liner Notes to a Writer’s Early Life, Nicola Griffith.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 19
HARM, Brian W. Aldiss; Recovery Man, Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Spaceman Blues: A Love Song, Brian Francis Slattery; Butcher Bird, Richard Kadrey; Blood Engines, T.A. Pratt; The Best of Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, eds.; SHORT TAKE: The Conjure Book, A.A. Attanasio.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
The Merchants’ War, Charles Stross; Ally, Karen Traviss.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 25
Halting State, Charles Stross; The Merchants’ War, Charles Stross; The Spiral Labyrinth, Matthew Hughes.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 27
Afterdead 1: The Desert Peach 31, 32, and Beyond, Donna Barr; Reap the Wild Wind, Julie E. Czerneda; Moon in the Mirror, P.R. Frost; The Innocent Mage, Karen Miller; Heart of Stone, C.E. Murphy; The Chaos King, Laura Ruby; Making Money, Terry Pratchett; The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Michael Scott.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 15, 23, 25
Quoted Without Comment / 36, 60
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