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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1959 APR  Pohl, Frederik  To See Another Mountain  nv  editor of AST & SSS, & of Star S.F. Stories anthologies(1953-59); editor for GAL(1962 AUG-1969 MAY), IFS(1962 DEC-1969 MAY); has novel with C.M. Kornbluth, The Space Merchants(GAL 1952 JUN-AUG as "Gravy Planet"; 1953); sequel The Merchant's War(1984)
1959 MAY  Mills, Robert P.  This Month   note  soliciting reader opinions: 1. 3 short novelets in one issue?; 2. Graves' "The Shout" F&SF reprint OK; 3. send in topics for Asimov's essays; Mills has anth.The Worlds of Science Fiction(1963)
   McIntosh, J.T.  Tenth Time Around  nv  has novels 200 Years to Christmas(SCF 1959 #35; exp. 1961), about a generation starship; The Million Cities(SAT 1958 AUG; rev. 1963), an urban dystopian novel
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Of Capture and Escape  sces  escape & capture velocities, Part 2; Part 1 in 1st essay, #1163 in 1958 NOV; addendum: response to Dr. William Boyd's article(#1139)
   Goulart, Ron  Ralph Wollstonecraft Hedge: Memoir, A  spf 
   Oliver, Chad  One That Got Away, The  ss  has western novel Broken Eagle(1989; W-1990 Western Heritage Award), about protagonists Gen. George A. Custer & Native American Broken Eagle
   Graves, Robert  Shout, The  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1952 APR, the first F&SF reprint; has novels I, Claudius (1934), Hercules, My Shipmate(1945), The White Goddess(1947)
   deFord, Miriam Allen  First Dig  ss 
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XIV  vi  12th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Knight, Damon  Books: Wine With Your Bottle, Sir?  br  John Bowen: After the Rain; Poul Anderson: The Enemy Stars; Knight has trans. a number of French sf stories, some pub. in F&SF, which are coll. in 13 French Science Fiction Stories(1965)
   Brown, Rosel George  Lost in Translation  ss  (1926-1967) wife of Tulane Univ.(New Orleans) Prof. W. Burlie Brown; former social worker & teacher, native of New Orleans; her 1st story pub. "From an Unseen Censor" in GAL 1958 SEP
   Belkin, Norman  Vampire's Saga, A  pm 
   Davidson, Avram  Montavarde Camera, The  ss 
   London, Jack  Angry Mammoth, The  ss  (1876-1916) 1st pub. in COL, 12 JAN 1901, as "A Relic of the Pliocene"; working name for John Griffith London, has sf novels Before Adam(1906), The Star Rover(1915), The Scarlet Plague(London Mag., in 1912; 1914); coll. In Curious Fragments(1975)
   Chandler, A. Bertram  Man Who Could Not Stop, The  nv  1st story in F&SF in Rim World series(char. John Clavering), in his coll. Beyond the Galactic Rim(1963); has Empress space opera seq. novels Empress of Outer Space(1965), Space Mercenaries(1965), Nebula Alert(1967), coll. Up to the Sky in Ships(1982), etc
1959 JUN  Blish, James  This Earth of Hours  nv  has After Such Knowledge seq. novels A Case of Conscience(1958; W-1959 HUG), "one of the first serious attempts to deal with religion in sf"(Clute), Doctor Mirabilis(1964; rev. 1971), Black Easter(1968; N-1968 NEB), The Day After Judgment(1971)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Planet of the Double Sun, The  sces  sun; what our heavens would be like, and the changes in human history - if our sun had a companion star, like Alpha Centauri's double star system
   Sutton, Lee  Soul Mate  ss  (1916-1978) working name for Homer Lee Sutton, librarian, poet & professor of English in Iowa; has juvenile sf novel Venus Boy(1955)
   Lewis, C.S.  Expostulation, An  pm  has juvenile novel ser. in the kingdom of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe(1950; 1979, 1988 TV movies), Prince Caspian(1951) & The Voyage of the Dawn Treader(1952; TV movie 1989), The Silver Chair(1953; 1990 TV movie)
   Cockburn, Claud  About Venus, More or Less  vi  1st pub. in Punch, in 1957
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XV  vi  13th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Berger, Josef  Maybe We Got Something  ss  (1903-1971) ex-newspaperman, public relations expert
   Arthur, Robert  Hero Equation, The  ss  1st pub. in ARG, 3 MAY 1941, as "Don't Be a Goose"; 5th story from his Murchison Morks series; Arthur worked mainly in radio, scripting The Mysterious Traveler(1943-52; W-1952 EDG) & edited mag. of same name(1951-52)
   Farmer, Philip José  Alley Man, The  nv  N-1960 HUG, short fiction; has novels Fire and the Night(1962, assoc.), Cache from Outer Space(1962; rev. vt The Cache, 1981), Tongues of the Moon(AMZ 1961 SEP; exp. 1964); novel Inside Outside(1964), about a scientifically sustained afterlife(Clute)
   Rolf, Kenn  Satellite Trails  ar  variations possible for geostationary orbits for satellites
   Finney, Charles G.  Iowan's Curse, The  ss  1st pub. in HRP 1958 JUL; 2nd story Manacle, Arizona series; has novel Past the End of the Pavement(1939, assoc.), was based on his childhood in Sedalia,; Ray Bradbury edited The Circus of Dr. Lao and Other Improbable Stories(1956), based on his 1st novel
   Young, Robert F.  Production Problem  vi 
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 16: 1959 JAN-JUN  indx 
1959 JUL  Mills, Robert P.  In This Issue   note  contest for readers' best new money-making use for the time machine in H.M. Sycamore's story(#1274); some results of F&SF 1959 May poll
   Young, Robert F.  To Fell a Tree  nv  this story was expanded into a novel, The Last Yggdrasil(1982), about a tree-cutter on a colony planet who is hired to kill the one huge remaining tree in the area, to the detriment of the planet's ecology(Clute)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Battle of the Eggheads  sces  intellectual bigotry, case in point, the Space War with the Soviet Union; see also his article, #919, F&SF 1957 APR, on the same subject
   Davidson, Avram  Author, Author  ss 
   Borgese, Elizabeth Mann  For Sale, Reasonable  vi  (1918-2002) daughter of writer Thomas Mann; co-founder of World Federalism(1946), Law of the Sea(1982); Prof. of Ocean Law, Dalhousie Univ.(Nova Scotia); has story coll. To Whom It May Concern(1960); nf Ascent of Woman(1963); edited Ocean Frontiers(1992)
   Aldiss, Brian W.  Space Burial  pm  edited anth. Penguin Science Fiction(1961), Best Fantasy Stories(1962), More Penguin Science Fiction(1963), Yet More Penguin Science Fiction(1964), Introducing Science Fiction(1964), Nebula Award Stories Two(1967, with Harry Harrison)
   Knight, Damon  Books: From the Horse's Mouth  br  Heinlein, Bloch, Kornbluth, Bester: The Science Fiction Novel, Imagination and Social Criticism(nf, with intro by Basil Davenport)
   Roberts, Jane  Impasse  ss  lives now in upstate NY; has Seth series of metaphysical, psychic books, Seth Material(1970), Seth Speaks(1972), The Nature of Personal Reality(1974), The Coming of Seth(1976), The Unknown Reality(1977), Dreams Evolution and Value Fulfillment(1986), etc.
   Tabakow, Lou  Harley Helix, The  vi  (1915?-1981) active in Cincinatti fandom since late forties, 1st story pub. "The Wedding Present" in OWS 1951 MAR; won 1st special HUG in 1955 for "Best Unpublished Story" for "Sven," advertised on OWS 1955 MAY cover, but not pub. until OWS 1956 SEP
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Classical Query Composed While Shampooing  pm 
   Sycamore, H.M.  Success Story  nv  ps. for Allan Hayes; lives in NYC
   Banks, Raymond E.  Rabbits to the Moon  ss  has erotic sf/f novel Daryk: Skull Keep of the Primal Clans(1978), about the "erotic barbarian adventures of Daryk, Skull Keep of Dunnon"
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XVI  vi  14th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Fast, Howard  Cold, Cold Box, The  ss  2nd story moralistic tales series; has detective novels & thrillers under ps. E.V. Cunningham; has novels The Unvanquished(1942), Spartacus(1951; made into 1960 movie)
1959 AUG  Williams, Jay  Operation Ladybird  nv  has Danny Dunn juvenile science-fact adventure series, with Raymond Abrashkin, Danny Dunn and the Anti-Gravity Paint(1956), D.D. on a Desert Island(1957), D.D. and the Homework Machine(1959), D.D. and the Weather Machine(1959)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Ultimate Split of the Second, The  sces  speed of light; using the speed of light in defining units of distance & time, including ultra-small units of time - see addendum p.94 in 1960 FEB, about "bloopers"; addendum, ultra-small metric units conversion table
   Emshwiller, Carol  Day at the Beach  ss  has colls. Verging on the Pertinent(1989), The Start of the End of It All(1990 U.K.; 1991 U.S.)
   Aymé, Marcel  Walker-Through-Walls, The  ss  (1902-1967) 1st pub. in colls. Le Vin de Paris(1947) & Across Paris and Other Stories(1957 UK; vt The Walker Through Walls, 1962 US); trans. from the French by Norman Denny; French novelist & dramatist; has novel The Green Mare(1938 UK; 1955)
   Anderson, Poul  Brave to Be a King  nv  4th story Time Patrol series; has interviews in Vertex 1973 AUG, & Galileo #11 1979; interviews in Paul Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction: The Paul Walker Interviews(1978), & in Charles Platt: Dream Makers II(1983); biolog in ANA 1978 NOV
   Russell, Ray  Rosebud, The  vi  an editor at Playboy 1954-60; wrote screenplays for movies The Premature Burial(1961, w. Charles Beaumont), X The Man with the X-Ray Eyes(1963, w. Robert Dillon); novella "Sardonicus" in PBY, in 1961, made into 1961 movie, Mr. Sardonicus
   Knight, Damon  Books: Innocence of Evil, The  br  horror stories, Groff Conklin(ed): Br-r-r!; Donald A. Wollheim(ed): The Macabre Reader
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XVII  vi  15th story in F&SF in Feghoot series

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