Locus Magazine #722 / Marzo 2021

Il numero di marzo 2021 di Locus contiene le interviste a Jonathan Carroll e Aliette de Bodard. Il numero enumera i titoli dei libri in uscita negli Stati Uniti e nel Regno Unito fino a dicembre di quest’anno. Kathleen Ann Goonan (1952-2021) e Rowena Morrill (1944-2021) sono ricordate con elogi funebri e testimonianze. Gli articoli principali riguardano PS per il lancio di ParSec, i giudici del World Fantasy Awards, il dibattito del Baen’s Bar, i vincitori dei SFWA Awards e altre notizie. La rubrica di Cory Doctorow è intitolata “Libero Mercato”. Viene ricordata la recente scomparsa di Jean-Claude Carrière. Le recensioni esaminano nuovi libri di Adam Roberts, Charlie Jane Anders, Veronica Schanoes, Nnedi Okorafor, Aliette de Bodard, K.J. Parker, Angela Slatter, Isabel Yap, Aiki Flinthart (ed.), Kevin Brockmeier, S.B. Divya, Charles Yu, Tracy Deonn, Anna-Marie McLemore, Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige, Aiden Thomas, K.B. Wagers, Cameron Johnston, Kim Neville, Joanne M. Harris, Greg Bear, Tod McCoy & M. Huw Evans (eds.), e altri.

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March 2021 • Issue 722 • Vol. 86 • No. 3
53rd Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Designs by Francesca Myman

INTERVIEWS
Jonathan Carroll: Mr. Breakfast / 10
Aliette de Bodard: Where Is It Written? / 30

MAIN STORIES / 5
Kathleen Ann Goonan (1952 – 2021) • Appreciations from Gary K. Wolfe, Sheila Williams, and Matthew R. Goldman • Rowena Morrill (1944 -2021) • Appreciation from Bob Eggleton and Don Maitz • PS to Launch ParSec • World Fantasy Awards Judges • Baen’s Bar Controversy • SFWA Awards Recipients • Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot • DisCon III News • ALA Awards

THE DATA FILE / 7
Bezos Steps Down as Amazon CEO • Publishing News • Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction • Legal News • World Conventions News • StokerCon 2021 Goes Virtual • Burton Literary Champion • Mythopoeic Awards Winners • Compton Crook Award Finalists • Edgar Awards Nominations • HWA Summer Scares • Workshop News • Announcements • Awards News • Financial News • International Rights • Audio Rights • Publications Received • Catalogs Received

PEOPLE & PUBLISHING / 8
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Vajra ChandrasekeraWilliam GibsonGarth NixBen H. WintersBrian JacquesElizabeth Bear, and many others

SPECIAL FEATURE
Commentary by Cory Doctorow: Free Markets / 28

FORTHCOMING BOOKS
US Forthcoming Books / 32 UK Forthcoming Books / 42

LISTINGS
Magazines Received: January / 48 Books Received: January / 49 British Books Received: December / 56 Bestsellers / 58

OBITUARIES / 69
OTHER OBITUARIES: Jean-Claude Carrière

EDITORIAL MATTERS / 70
New Review Process • Mr. Breakfast • Locus Poll & Survey • This Issue/Next Issue

LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS

Short Fiction Reviews by Rich Horton / 13
F&SF 3-4/21; Analog 1-2/21; Galaxy’s Edge 1/21; Fusion Fragment 1/21; The OK End of Funny Town, Mark Polanzak.

Short Fiction Reviews by Karen Burnham / 14
Constelación 1/21; Metaphorosis 1/21, 2/21; Beneath Ceaseless Skies 1/1/21, 1/14/21; Clarkesworld 1/21; Lightspeed 1/21; Strange Horizons 1/21; Tor.com 1/6/21, 1/19/21; Mysterion 1-2/21.

Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 16
Purgatory Mount, Adam Roberts; Victories Greater Than Death, Charlie Jane Anders; Burning Girls and Other Stories, Veronica Schanoes; Fireheart Tiger, Aliette de Bodard; The Big Score, K.J. Parker.

Reviews by Paula Guran / 19
All the Murmuring Bones, A.G. Slatter; Red New Day and Other Microfictions, Angela Slatter; Never Have I Ever: Stories, Isabel Yap; Burning Girls and Other Stories, Veronica Schanoes.

Reviews by Ian Mond / 20
Relics, Wrecks, & Ruins, Aiki Flinthart, ed.; The Ghost Variations: One Hundred Stories, Kevin Brockmeier; Machinehood, S.B. Divya; The Only Living Girl on Earth, Charles Yu.

Reviews by Colleen Mondor / 22
Legendborn, Tracy Deonn; The Mirror Season, Anna-Marie McLemore; The Ravens, Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige; Lost in the Never Woods, Aiden Thomas.

Reviews by Divers Hands: Liz Bourke, Katharine Coldiron, Gabino Iglesias, Maya C. James, Russell Letson, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro / 24
Out Past the Stars, K.B. Wagers; The Maleficent Seven, Cameron Johnston; The Memory Collectors, Kim Neville; Remote Control, Nnedi Okorafor; Honeycomb, Joanne M. Harris; The Unfinished Land, Greg Bear; Pocket Workshop: Essays on Living as a Writer, Tod McCoy & M. Huw Evans, eds.

Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 21, 25

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