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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1960 AUG  Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XXX  vi  27th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to David Burwasser(this vignette in F&SF as XXIX, though it should be XXX)
   Barr, Stephen  Callahan and the Wheelies  nv 
1960 SEP  Sanders, Winston P.  Word to Space, The  ss  concerns Project Ozma(named after the queen of Oz), the 1st search for radio transmissions from intelligent extra-terrestial life; search from 1960 APR-JUL concentrated on the star Tau Ceti, turned up only one false alarm
   Smith, Evelyn E.  Day in the Suburbs, A  ss  has 1st novel, The Perfect Planet(1962), whose setting is a planet which was once a health farm(Clute)
   Raffel, Burton  Goodbye  nv  (1928- ) Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, LSU(Lafayette, LA); has trans. works of Cervantes, Rabelais, Chrétien, etc; 1st book Poems from the Old English(1960); nf The Art of Translating Prose(1994), ... Poetry(1994); poetry coll. Beethoven in Denver(1999)
   Dickson, Gordon R.  Button, Button  ss  has anth. Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves(1963), Rod Serling's Devils and Demons(1967), Combat SF(1975), Nebula Winners Twelve(1978; N-1979 LOC); The Day the Sun Stood Still(1972), w. Poul Anderson & Robert Silverberg
   Bretnor, R.  Man on Top, The  ss  1st pub. in ESQ 1951 OCT
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Tools of the Trade  sces  mathematical pi, Part 2; calculating pi & the various ways mathematical equations elicit information from a circle; transcendental numbers; Part 1 in 1960 MAY(#1403); see addendum p.4 in 1960 NOV, two misstatements regarding algebraic numbers
   Knight, Damon  Books: Walden Two  br  B.F. Skinner: Walden Two(followed by editor's note that D.K. has resigned as book reviewer - actually caused by the editor's rejection of a bad review by D.K. of a Judith Merril book(prob. The Tomorrow People); Alfred Bester to be new book reviewer)
   Elliott, George P.  NRACP, The  nv  1st pub. in The Hudson Review, 1949 FLL
   Reed, Kit  Two in Homage  ss 
   Whitehill, Joseph  Doctor Royker's Experiment  ss  has 1st novel The Angers of Spring(1959; vt The Way Up, 1960), about electrical engineers & the women they want but do not understand; 2nd novel Precious Little(1967), about 6 scientist on an oceanographic study being stranded on a Pacific island
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XXXI  vi  28th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to M.T. Cicero McIntyre
1960 OCT  Blish, James  Oath, The  nv  has four juvenile novels: The Star Dwellers(1961), Mission to the Heart Stars(1965), Welcome to Mars!(1967), The Vanished Jet(1968); novels ...And All the Stars a Stage(AMZ 1960 JUN-JUL; exp. 1971), The Quincunx of Time(GAL 1954 FEB as "Beep"; exp. 1973)
   Drury, Allen  Something  ss  (1918-1998) newspaper correspondent covering Wash., DC; born in Houston, grew up in Porterville, CA; journalism degree from Stanford Univ.; has Pulitzer-winning novel Advise and Consent(1959; 1962 movie); has final novel, Public Men(1998)
   Clarke, Arthur C.  Inside the Comet  ss  has novels The Songs of Distant Earth(IFS 1958 JUN; exp.1986), Cradle(1988, with Gentry Lee); Gregory Benford was authorized to write a sequel to Clarke's 1948 story "Against the Fall of Night," titled Beyond the Fall of Night(1990)
   Anderson, Poul  Welcome  ss  was President of SFWA 1972-73; won a 1977 Gandalf Grand Master Award, & a 1997 Nebula Grandmaster Award; has novelette "The Ways of Love" in Destinies 1979 JAN(N-1979 NEB), novella "Star of the Sea"(in 1991 omnibus The Time Patrol; N-1992 LOC)
   Matheson, Richard  From Shadowed Places  nv  has teleplays w. William F. Nolan, Trilogy of Terror(1975) & Trilogy of Terror II(1996), based on 3 of Matheson's stories, including short story "Prey" in PBY 1969 APR; has anthology w. Greenberg & Waugh(ed): The Twilight Zone: The Original Stories(1985)
   MacLean, Katherine  Interbalance  ss  (1925- ) born in Glen Ridge, NJ; has a BA in Economics from Barnard College(NY), did postgraduate work in psychology, & many of her sf stories deal with the soft sciences; 1st story pub. "Defense Mechanism" in ASF 1949 OCT; Biolog in ANA 1995 JAN
   Fast, Howard  Sight of Eden, The  ss  6th story moralistic tales series; has sf & f coll. The Edge of Tomorrow(1961); has borderline novel Phyllis(1962), as by E.V. Cunningham
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XXXII  vi  29th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Stepping-Stones to the Stars  sces  comets, & using them to reach other stars
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Clifford D. Simak: The Worlds of Clifford Simak; Mark Clifton: Eight Keys to Eden; Judith Merril: Out of Bounds; L. Sprague de Camp & Fletcher Pratt: The Incomplete Enchanter
   Miller, Wade  How Lucky We Met  ss  their story "Invitation to an Accident," in EQMM, N-1955 EDG; under collab. ps. Whit Masterton have ser. of thrillers, incl. Badge of Evil(1956; Orson Welles' movie Touch of Evil, 1958, res. 1975, rev. 1998), A Hammer in His Hand(1960)
   Farmer, Philip José  Few Miles, A  nv  4th story Father John Carmody series, has sequel "Prometheus" in 1961 MAR, #1519; has novels Dare(1965), The Gate of Time(1966; exp. vt Two Hawks from Earth, 1979); colls. Down in the Black Gang(1971; N-1972 LOC), The Book of Philip José Farmer(1973)
1960 NOV  Aandahl, Vance  It's a Great Big Wonderful Universe  vi  (1944- ) his 2nd sale(1st was to EQMM)
   Young, Robert F.  Romance in a Twenty-First Century Used-Car Lot  nv 
   Worthington, Will  Who Dreams of Ivy  ss 
   Vandercook, John W.  Funk  nv  (1902-1963) 1st pub. in 1930; has 1st novel Forty Stay In(1931); Bertram Lynch, League of Nations P.I. mys. ser. Murder in Trinidad(1933), Murder in Fiji(1936), Murder in Haiti(1956); nf Caribbee Cruise(1938), King Cane: The Story of Sugar in Hawaii(1939)
   Choly, Robert  Danse Macabre  vi 
   Laumer, Keith  Combat Unit  ss  (1925-1993) born in Syracuse, NY; has 1952 BS in Architecture from the Univ. of Illinois; served in the Army 1943-46, U.S.A.F. 1953-56, & then joined the U.S. Foreign Service; rejoined U.S.A.F. in 1960; 1st story pub. sf "Greylorn" in AMZ 1959 APR
   Friedman, Bruce J.  Yes We Have No Ritchard  ss  (1930- ) edits two monthly men's adventure magazines, has had stories pub. in NYM, PBY, ESQ, PST, Antioch Review, etc; also in F&SF as Bruce Jay Friedman
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XXXIII  vi  30th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Element of Perfection, The  sces  elements, helium and other inert elements
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Jan Potocki: The Saragossa Manuscript; Wernher von Braun: First Men to the Moon; Constantine Fitzgibbon: When the Kissing Has to Stop; Theodore Sturgeon: Beyond; Robert Sheckley: Notions, Unlimited; Asimov: Nine Tomorrows; Dickson: The Genetic General
   Reynolds, Mack  Russkies Go Home!  nv  story was expanded into novel Tomorrow Might Be Different(1975), a satire in which Russia overtakes the U.S. as the world's leading economy; a voluntary expatriate since 1953, he has stayed or lived in over 75 countries; see his Biolog in ANA 1977 OCT
1960 DEC  Budrys, Algis  Rogue Moon  na  an alien labyrinth is discovered on the moon, which kills anyone who tries to pass through it(Clute); pub. in an expanded form, Rogue Moon(1960; N-1961 HUG); has novel Man of Earth(SAT 1956 OCT as "The Man from Earth"; rev. 1958)
   McClintic, Winona  Way Out of Town, The  ss 
   deFord, Miriam Allen  Rope's End  ss 
   Davidson, Avram  Yo-Ho, and Up  vi  has story "The Affair at Lahore Cantonment" in EQMM 1961 JUN, W-1961 EDG, in which a conversation in a British pub turns to a romantic rivalry & murder in colonial India, & the involvement of "Ruddy Kipling"(Wessells)
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XXXIV  vi  31st story in F&SF in Feghoot series(this vignette in F&SF as XXXIII, though it should be XXXIV)
   Reeves, Rosser  Infinity  pm  Chairman of the Board of Ted Bates & Co., Inc., the 5th largest advertising agency in the world; author of the best-selling book, Reality in Advertising(1961)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Now Hear This!  sces  echo-location in dolphins and bats
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  James Blish: A Clash of Cymbals; James H. Schmitz: Agent of Vega; E.E. Smith: The Vortex Blaster; Robert Nathan: The Weans; Robert Sheckley: The Status Civilization
   Lindsay, Dan  Beatnik Werewolf, The  ss 
   Berry, John  Listener, The  vi  1st pub. in New World Writing #16, in 1960; author of 1959 Macmillan Prize Novel, Krishna Fluting
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 19: 1960 JUL-DEC  indx 

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