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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1965 SEP  Aldiss, Brian W.  Saliva Tree, The  na  W-1965 NEB; has nf books Billion Tear Spree(1973; W-1974 BSF; rev. exp. Trillion Year Spree, with David Wingrove, 1986; W-1987 HUG, LOC), a history of sf; The Twinkling of an Eye, or, My Life as an Englishman(1999; N-2000 LOC)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  also had sales to The New Yorker, The Saturday Evening Post, and then to F&SF, where he also contributed short stories and book & movie reviews
   Goulart, Ron  Kearny's Last Case  ss  5th story in F&SF in Max Kearny series
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  results reader opinions(asked for in 1965 JUN) - longer reviews mixed with shorter ones, extracts of readers' letters; Chapman Pincher: Not With a Bang; Farmer: Dare; Christopher: The Possessors; Laumer: Galactic Diplomat; Clement: Natives of Space; etc
   Nelson, Ray  Great Cosmic Donut of Life, The  nv  has novel Blake's Progress(1975 Canada; N-1976 LOC; rev. vt Timequest, 1985 US), considered his best work, accords poet/painter ability to travel thru time with his wife Kate(Clute); see interview in MZBFM 1994 FLL
   Thomas, Theodore L.  Science Springboard, The: Lunar Landing  ar  how the Surveyors soft-landed on the moon, how will manned rockets?
   Lafferty, R.A.  Hog-Belly Honey  ss  has 1st novel The Reefs of Earth(1968); novel Past Master(1968; N-1968 NEB; 1969 HUG), places Sir Thomas More on planet Astrobe, where he again suffers a martyr's death; novel Space Chantey(1968), in which Homer's Odyssey is retold as space opera(Clute)
   Porges, Arthur  Turning Point  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Death In the Laboratory  sces  science; dangerous scientific experiments in history
   Moore, Hal R.  Sea Bright  ss  writer & photographer
1965 OCT  Zelazny, Roger  ... And Call Me Conrad  no-1/2  W-1966 HUG; N-1966 NEB, novel; "a ruined, dying Earth & the dreams & struggles of man and mutant and alien for its legacy"; has novel The Dream Master(AMZ 1965 JAN-FEB as "He Who Shapes"; W-1966 NEB; exp. 1966 as novel The Dream Master)
   Davidson, Avram  Mirror, Mirror  vi  has novels The Enemy of My Enemy(1966; 2000), The Kar-Chee Reign(1966; N-1966 NEB, novella), the latter shares a relaxedly pan-Galactic far-future perspective on their Earthly venue with his novel Rogue Dragon(F&SF 1965 JUL; 1965)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  Wilson - "I started out basing my cartoons rather heavily on classic fantasy, the Gothics new and old, but found life about me as reported ..."
   Brandis, E. & V. Dmitrevskiy  Future, Its Promoters and False Prophets, The  ar  ( ? - 1985; ? - ? ) 1st pub. in Kommunist(organ of the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party), "a critique of American science fiction by two Soviet writers"; trans. by Theodore Guerchon; Evgeny Brandis & Vladimir Dmitrevskiy (or Dmitrevsky)
   Asimov, Isaac  Isaac Asimov Replies  ar  reply to two Soviets' view of American sf, #2259
   Anderson, Poul  Poul Anderson Replies  ar  reply to two Soviets' view of American sf, #2259; has novel The Boat of a Million Years(1989; N-1989 NEB; 1990 HUG, LOC, SFC), which follows the long lives of a group of immortals
   Reynolds, Mack  Mack Reynolds Replies  ar  reply to two Soviets' view of American sf, #2259; has novels Ability Quotient(1975), Perchance to Dream(1977), Space Visitor(1977), Equality: in the Year 2000(1977), Police Patrol: 2000 AD(1977), Brain World(1978); coll. The Best of Mack Reynolds(1976)
   Bradbury, Ray  Ray Bradbury Replies  ar  reply to two Soviets' view of American sf, #2259; has colls. of plays The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit(1972), & Pillar of Fire(1975); coll. Madrigals for the Space Age(1972, words & music by Lalo Schifrin); novel The Halloween Tree(1972)
   Blish, James  No Jokes on Mars  ss  has anth. New Dreams This Morning(1966), Nebula Award Stories Five(1970), Thirteen O'Clock(1972, a coll. of C.M. Kornbluth stories); has coll. Get Out of My Sky and There Shall Be No Darkness(1980 UK); see appreciation of his work in INZ 1997 MAR
   Sharkey, Jack  Glorious Fourth, The  ss  see his obit in LOC 1992 DEC(#383); a search of the internet shows his comedy plays "Saving Grace" by Orange Park Community Theatre(FL) in Sept. 2000, & "Rich Is Better" by touring company Repertory Theater of America in the fall of 2000
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  "sources of new insights into sf"; Cordwainer Smith: Space Lords; Ray Bradbury: R Is for Rocket, & The Machineries of Joy; Jose Maria Gironella: Phantoms and Fugitives; Jorge Luis Borges: Labyrinthes; Romain Gary: Hissing Tales; 1 other
   Kidd, Virginia  Books  br  (1921- ) reviews C.S. Lewis: Poems(ed. by Walter Hooper); Kidd born in Philadelphia, known primarily as an editor & agent; married to James Blish until 1947-63; 1st solo story pub. sf "Kangaroo Court" in Knight(ed): Orbit 1(1966)
   Young, Robert F.  Minutes of a Meeting At the Mitre  ss  has novelette "Little Dog Gone," in WOT 1964 FEB, N-1965 NEB
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Land of Mu, The  sces  subatomic particles
   Tilley, Robert J.  Something Else  ss  a jazz musician (tenor clarinet) & writer
1965 NOV  Disch, Thomas M.  Come to Me Venus Melancholy  ss  N-1965 NEB, short story; his early fiction coll. in One Hundred and Two H-Bombs(1966 UK; 1971 US); has 1st novel The Genocides(1965; N-1965 NEB), in which aliens manipulate the Earth; has used ps. Dobbin Thorpe in FAN & AMZ in 1964
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  John D. MacDonald: The Girl, the Gold Watch, & Everything; Anderson: The Star Fox; Delany: The Ballad of Beta-2; Petaja: Alpha Yes, Terra No!; Biggle: The Fury Out of Time; Walter Moudy: No Man on Earth; Davidson: Masters of the Maze; etc
   McCombs, Larry & Ted White  Peacock King, The  ss  ( ? - ? ; 1938- ) N-1965 NEB, short story; McCombs a former physics teacher, now doing graduate work at Harvard; White's 1st story pub. "Phoenix" in AMZ 1963 FEB, became part of novel Phoenix Prime(1966 fixup) in Qanar series
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  Wilson - "... in the news and viewed from day to day was ... more bizarre than anybody admitted & ... weirder than made up monstrosities."
   Thomas, Theodore L.  Science Springboard, The: Insect Attractant  ar  getting away from using chemical poisons to kill or control insects
   Zelazny, Roger  ... And Call Me Conrad  no-2/2  setting is a mysterious & radioactive post-holocaust Greece in the far future; pub. in an expanded form as This Immortal(1966); has Francis Shadow ser. Isle of the Dead(1969; W-1972 Apollo), To Die in Italbar(1973); Creatures of Light and Darkness(1969)
   Gilien, Sasha  El Numero Uno  ss  has books Writing Under Thirty(1971, with Myron Roberts & Michael Malone), & The Political Cookbook(1972, with Myron Roberts); obituary in Washington Post, 4 DEC 1971
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Squ-u-u-ush!  sces  stars; the densest density, collapsed stars
   Christopher, John  Few Kindred Spirits, A  ss  N-1965 NEB, short story; has coll. The Twenty-Second Century(1954), 1st sf novel The Year of the Comet(1955; vt Planet in Peril, 1959 US), novel The Death of Grass(1956; vt No Blade of Grass, 1957 US; 1970 movie No Blade of Grass)
1965 DEC  Dickson, Gordon R.  Breakthrough Gang  ss  has omnibus Lost Dorsai: The New Dorsai Companion(1993); anth. of original military sf The Harriers(1991), & The Harriers, Book Two: Blood and Honor(1993); new Dragon Knight series novel, The Dragon and the Fair Maid of Kent(2000)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  Wilson - "...So my stuff had become ... without my really intending it, more political ... a social commentary than I'd set out to make it."
   Kelley, Leo P.  O'Grady's Girl  ss  (1928- ) Leo Patrick Kelley, a New York advertising executive; 1st story pub. sf "Dreamtown, U.S.A." in IFS 1955 FEB; has novels The Counterfeits(1967, as by Leo F. Kelley), & Odyssey to Earthdeath(1968)
   Raphael, Rick  Books  br  (1919-1994) writer & journalist; James Dugan: Man Under the Sea; Martin Caidin: Hydrospace; C.P. Idyll: Abyss; Vincent Gaddis: Invisible Horizons; Isaac Asimov: Of Time and Space and Other Things; Gösta Ehrensvärd: Man on Another World
   Leiber, Fritz  Books  br  Aleksandr Beliayev: The Struggle in Space; Clark Ashton Smith: Poems in Prose
   Charteris, Leslie  Convenient Monster, The  nv  1st pub. in The Saint, 1959 MAR; 4th story in F&SF from The Saint series; Charteris wrote close to 40 Saint books(novels & colls.), between 1928-64 and the last The Saint in Pursuit(1970); after 1967 Saint books were written by other authors
   Blum, Richard H.  Firmin Child, The  ss  (1927- ) Doctor of Psychology, consultant at the Institute for the Study of Human Problems(Stanford Univ.); has pub. mostly nf, incl. The Family Guide to Doctors, Hospitals and Medical Care(1964), & Utopiates: A Study of the Use and Users of LSD-25(1964)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Water, Water, Everywhere  sces  oceans, seas & lakes
   Richards, John Thomas  Minor Alteration  ss  (1940?- ) 25 year old English teacher & graduate student
   Vance, Jack  Overworld, The  nv  1st story in Cugel the Clever ser.; takes place in "the strange land known as Almery ..." & "the stranger land once known as Cutz"; this ser. the sequel to Vance's 1st novel The Dying Earth(1950, coll. linked stories); has coll. Future Tense(1964)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 29: 1965 JUL-DEC  indx 

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