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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1961 SEP  Bester, Alfred  Books: Demolished Man, The  br  discusses himself, "no longer a creative writer, but merely a magazine columnist"
   Reeves, Rosser  Effigy  pm  has book with Ray Martin, The 99 Critical Shots in Pool: Everything You Need to Know to Learn & Master the Game(1977; 1982)
   Reeves, Rosser  E=MC˛  pm  has novel, Popo(1980), "a bittersweet, nobly nostalgic, & invigorating tribute to that near-mythic figure: the eccentric garret Poet of Greenwich Village"
   Aldiss, Brian W.  Timberline  nv  4th story Hothouse series; "the odyssey of Gren & Yattmur & the tummy-bellies(5" high humans)"; has colls. Starswarm(1964), Who Can Replace a Man?(1966; N-1989 LOC), The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths(1966)
1961 OCT  Vonnegut, Kurt Jr  Harrison Bergeron  ss  (1922- ) born in Indianapolis, was a P.O.W. in Dresden in WWII during the saturation bombing & firestorm; studied at Univ. of Tennesee, & Chicago; 1st story pub. sf "Report on the Barnhouse Effect" in COL, in 1950; 1st novel Player Piano(1952)
   Brown, Rosel George  Ultimate Sin, The  ss  has novel Earthblood(1966), with Keith Laumer, "an expansive space opera, ... in which a lost Terran boy ... searches through the stars for his lost heritage" (Clute)
   Finney, Charles G.  Captivity, The  ss  has book The Old China Hands(1961), based on his army experiences in China in 1927-29; from 1935-70 he worked for the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, AZ, which was the model for Abalone, AZ, in his novel The Circus of Dr. Lao
   Smith, Evelyn E.  Robert E. Lee at Moscow  ss 
   Pohl, Frederik & C.M. Kornbluth  World of Myrion Flowers, The  ss  "at the time of his death, Kornbluth had a number of stories in progress, being done w. his long-time collaborator, Pohl, who has put the finishing touches on this story"; has novel Search the Sky(1954), w. C.M. Kornbluth; Pohl W-1992 NEB, Grandmaster
   Asimov, Isaac  Machine That Won the War, The  ss  has story "Founding Father" in GAL 1965 OCT, N-1965 NEB; novel The Gods Themselves(GAL 1972 MAR, MAY; IFS 1972 MAR/APR; 1972; W-1972 NEB; 1973 HUG, LOC), a complex tale involving catastrophic energy transfers between alternate universes(Clute)
   Langelaan, George  Other Hand, The  ss  (1908-1969) French-born U.K. writer & journalist; has coll. of sf/horror stories Out of Time(1964), which contains the story "The Fly"(PBY 1957 JUN) which was made into movie The Fly(1958; 1986), and several sequels; he has pub. several works in French
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: That's About the Size of It  sces  extremes in sizes of animals
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  many short reviews of reprints
   Davidson, Avram  Vat, The  vi  married writer Grania Kaiman (Davis) in early 1962, with whom he has collaborated on novels & short stories, incl. here in F&SF
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLIV  vi  41st story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to James J. Davidson
   Dickson, Gordon R.  Naked to the Stars  na-1/2  war with the Lehaunans, natives of the third planet of Arcturus, "with the attendant problems (of) ethics, the nature of courage, and the point of it all – in the distant or semi-distant future
1961 NOV  Mills, Robert P.  In This Issue ...  note  "F&SF is not directly involved in the search for an ultimate definition of sf" - the definition of of sf is dependent of "your definition of science." The definitions of sf, by Hugo Gernsback and by Gordon R. Dickson, are given
   Laumer, Keith  Hybrid  ss  has 1st novel, part of Imperium sequence, Worlds of the Imperium(1962); others in seq., The Other Side of Time(1965), Assignment in Nowhere(1968), & Zone Yellow(1990) - the Imperium seeks stability of its timeline amidst complex parallel worlds(Clute)
   Tevis, Walter  Other End of the Line, The  ss  Walter Stone Tevis; has sf novel The Man Who Fell to Earth(1963; made into 1976 movie); has coll. Far from Home(1981), & novel Mockingbird(1980); non-sf novel The Queen's Gambit(1984), about chess; his work is what he calls "disguised autobiographies"
   Rubin, Rick  Interplanetary Cat, The  ss 
   Elliott, George P.  Faq'  ss  1st pub. in The Hudson Review, 1952 SPR, & in his coll. Among the Dangs (1960); has novel David Knudson(1962), & coll. An Hour of Last Things(1968)
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLV  vi  42nd story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to Joe Olson
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Green Sunrise  ss 
   Glaser, Alice  Tunnel Ahead, The  ss  (1929- ) her 1st pub. fiction; born on Long Island, graduate of Radcliffe College, editorial associate at ESQ
   Garrett, Randall  Mustang  ss  wrote biography of Pope John XXIII; Garrett has Leland Hale series in INF 1957 OCT, 1958 AUG, & FUN 1960 FEB; also has McGuire series in ANA 1961 JUL & 1962 MAR; has used ps. Darrel T. Langart, Jonathan Blake MacKenzie, & Seaton McKettrig in ANA
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Dethronement  sces  scientific theory, changing it
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Robert A. Heinlein: Stranger in a Strange Land; Guy Murchie: Music of the Spheres
   Updike, John  Cosmic Gall  pm  (1932- ) 1st pub. in NYM, 17 DEC 1960; John Hoyer Updike; only his 1st novel is sf, The Poorhouse Fair(1959); has novels The Coup(1978), The Witches of Eastwick(1984; made into 1987 movie), & Brazil(1994); has been pub. in ESQ, PBY, PST, etc
   Budrys, Algis  About Something Truly Wonderful  ar  professional writer talks about the role & the quality of sf criticism; Budrys helped edit at times sf mags. GAL, SPS, RST, & SFA; edited his own sf mag. Tomorrow Speculative Fiction(TSF), 1993 JAN-1997 FEB, & then online form; runs The Unifont Company
   Dickson, Gordon R.  Naked to the Stars  na-2/2  Naked to the Stars, to be pub. in an expanded form, a novel, in 1962; has omnibus None But Man(1989), which contains the 1969 sf novel None But Man, & a prequel story, "Hilifter," a short story in ANA 1963 FEB
1961 DEC  Veillot, Claude  First Days of May, The  ss  (1925- ) 1st pub. in F&SF's French edition, Fiction 1960 MAY; trans. by Damon Knight; newspaperman, has two nf books(one on artificial satellites, one on the art of moviemaking); has written scripts for 18 French movies between 1963-1991
   Gold, Herbert  Mirror and Mr. Sneeves, The  ss  1st pub. in 1953; has pub. short stories in COL, PST, the Evergreen Review, & 9 stories in PBY betw. 1962-1970
   Walker, Anne  Oversight of Dirty-Jets Ryan, The  ss  ps. for Anne Gutterman; as Walker, has short story in "A Matter of Proportion" in ASF 1959 AUG
   Stanton, Will  You Are With It!  ss 
   West, John Anthony  Fiesta at Managuay  ss  1st pub. in his coll. Call Out the Malicia(1961 - UK; 1962 - US), stories from different genres, but each presenting a satiric view of American life; has novel Osborne's Army(1966), set on Caribbean island Escondite, a target for 20th century developers
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLVI  vi  43rd story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to H. Orlo Hoadley
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Trojan Hearse, The  sces  asteroids; Trojan or Earth-grazing asteroids
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Ivan T. Sanderson: Abominable Snowmen, Legend Come to Life; Willard Bascom: A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea; Lester del Rey: The Mysterious Sea; Robert A. Heinlein: 6 x H; Ward Moore: Greener than You Think; H.R. Wakefield: The Clock Strikes 12
   Draper, Hal  Ms Fnd in a Lbry: or, The Day Civilization Collapsed  ss  (1915?-1990)
   Aldiss, Brian W.  Evergreen  na  5th & last story Hothouse ser.; ser. coll. in fixup novel The Long Afternoon of Earth(1962) W-1962 HUG, shfi; has colls. Intangibles Inc.(1969; rev. vt Neanderthal Planet, 1970 US), The Moment of Eclipse(1970; W-1972 BSF), The Book of Brian Aldiss(1972)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 21: 1961 JUL-DEC  indx 

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