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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1968 APR  Goulart, Ron  Muscadine  ss  has Jack Summer series, also set in the Barnum System, Death Cell(1971), Plunder(1972), A Whiff of Madness(1976), & Galaxy Jane(1986)
   O'Donnell, K.M.  Final War  nv  (1939- ) N-1968 NEB, novelette; ps. for Barry N. Malzberg, his early sf pub. under this ps.; lives in Manhattan; 1st story pub. sf "We're Coming Through the Window," in GAL 1967 AUG, as K.M. O'Donnell
1968 MAY  Delany, Samuel R.  Lines of Power  na  N-1968 NEB; 1969 HUG, novella; "21st century world in which something close to world-order has been achieved through the efficient use of ... mechanical energy"; this story pub. as We in Some Strange Power's Employ, Move on a Rigorous Line(1990 chap)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  Miguel Angel Asturias: Mulata; Mikhail Bulgakov: Margarita and the Master; Lafferty: The Past Master; Simak: The Werewolf Principle; Budrys: The Amsirs and the Iron Thorn; Terry Carr(ed): New Worlds of Fantasy; Anon(ed): Path into the Unknown; 3 art books
   Merril, Judith  Letters to the Book Editor  lttr  Willem Van den Broek(on Knight: In Search of Wonder, & Kenneth Kenniston: The Uncommitted); Dennis Raimondo(teeny-bopper SF, & on a French book Sexualis '95, & criticism of Merril's reviews)
   Searles, Baird  Wilis, The  ss  (1934-1993) drama & literature director for NYC's radio station, WBAI-FM; co-proprietor with Martin Last of The Science Fiction Shop in Greenwich Village, 1973-86; assoc. editor of The S. F. Review Monthly; also in F&SF as movie & TV reviewer(mr/tvr)
   Tushnet, Leonard  Gifts From the Universe  ss  has two short stories in anth. "A Plague of Cars" in Robert Silverberg(ed): New Dimensions I(1971), & "In re Glover" in Harlan Ellison(ed): Again, Dangerous Visions(1972)
   Aandahl, Vance  Beyond the Game  ss 
   Niven, Larry  Dry Run  ss  other Known Space novels, Death by Ecstasy(1969; vt The Organleggers), Protector(GAL 1973 JUN as "The Adults"; exp. 1973; N-1974 HUG, LOC), The Patchwork Girl(1980); has non-seq. colls. Inconstant Moon(1973), Crashlander(1994; N-1995 LOC)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Backward, Turn Backward  sces  planets, Part 3 of 3; their orbits, orbital tipping of planets & their satellites, & axial tipping; Part 1 in 1968 MAR(#2609), & Part 2 in 1968 APR(#2621)
   Redd, David  Quiet Kind of Madness, A  nv  has Nancy series of stories about a young woman who has the ability to time travel, "Nancy" in FAN 1971 FEB, "The Mammoth Hunters" in Micheal Moorcock(ed): New Worlds #5(1973), & "Eternity-Magic" in Spectrum SF #6 2001 JUL
1968 JUN  Saxton, Josephine  Consciousness Machine, The  na  "concerns a machine that can thoroughly map the unconscious mind & translate it—in the form of a movie—to an anylyst, Zona, & her patient, Thurston"; pub. in a somewhat different version as The Hieros Gamos of Sam and An Smith (1969)
   Bunch, David R.  Of Time and Us  pm  has 1946 BS from Central Missouri State College(now Univ.); 1949 MA from Washington Univ.(St. Louis); 1952 PhD from the State Univ. of Iowa City; has pub. many stories in AMZ & FAN
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  political & social criticism in sf; The Report from Iron Mountain on the Possibility and Desirability of Peace; Chloe Zerwick & Harrison Brown: The Cassiopeia Affair; Hayden Howard: The Eskimo Invasion; Thomas Morrill: Let Us Reason Together; 1 more
   Sheckley, Robert  People Trap, The  ss  used for ABC-TV's short-lived ser., Stage 67; has anth. After the Fall(1980); novel w. Harry Harrison, Bill the Galactic Hero on the Planet of Bottled Brains(1990); fantasy novella Minotaur Maze(1990); sf novella Alien Starswarm(1991)
   MacLeod, Ann  Settle  ss  lives in Manhattan, married to Burt Filer, whose story follows(#2640)
   Filer, Burt  Backtracked  ss  lives in Manhattan, married to Ann MacLeod, who has previous story(#2639); has several stories in GAL & IFS 1967-68
   Harrison, Michael  At the Heart of It  ss  (1907-1991) 1st pub. in London Mystery #19, in 1953; ps. for Maurice Desmond Rohan, Irish writer of detective fiction; has over 50 books, incl. novels, histories, & biographies, & on Sherlock Holmes; has film novelization The Bride of Frankenstein(1936)
   Ferman, Edward L.  Coming Next Month: Science Fiction Novel Award Winner  note  won by Piers Anthony, whose novel Sos the Rope to be a 3-part serial beginning next month, 1968 JUL; Ferman edited The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 15th series-24th series(1966-82; there was no 21st), Once and Future Tales from ...(1968)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Counting Chromosomes  sces  chromosomes during sexual reproduction & cell division, the x & y chromosomes; see addendum p.118 in F&SF 1968 SEP, a Polish woman athlete was probably an XXX super-female, & not an XYY, as stated
   Harrison, Harry  Secret of Stonehenge, The  ss  has novels The Technicolor Time Machine(1967), The Man from P.I.G.(1968), Captive Universe(1969), The Daleth effect(1970), Spaceship Medic(1970 UK), Stonehenge(1972); colls. One Step from Earth(1970), Prime Number(1970), The Best of ...(1970)
   Lee, William M.  Sea Home  nv  also in F&SF as William Lee, in 2 more stories, in 1972 AUG & 1973 APR
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 34: 1968 JAN-JUN  indx 
1968 JUL  Anthony, Piers  Sos the Rope  no-1/3  (1934- ) winner, Science Fiction Novel Award(see #2525); a "future society consisting of combative nomads on one hand & technologically advanced 'crazies' on the other, Sos is the man who attempts to discover the reason behind this ... state of affairs"
   Asimov, Isaac  Books  br  James D. Watson: The Double Helix
   Russ, Joanna  Books  br  Judith Merril(ed): The Best of the Best; René Barjavel: Ashes, Ashes; James Blish & Norman L. Knight: A Torrent of Faces
   Carew, Virginia  Books  br  I.F. Clarke: Voices Prophesying War, 1763-1984; Robert Scholes: The Fabulators; Mark R. Hillegas: The Future As Nightmare: H.G. Wells and the Anti-Utopians; Nell Eurich: Science in Utopia; Desmond Tarrant: James Branch Cabell: The Dream and the Reality
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Koontz, Dean R.  Psychedelic Children, The  ss  his early stories coll. in Soft Come the Dragons(1970); has novels Dark of the Woods(1970), Hell's Gate(1970), Anti-Man(1970), The Crimson Witch(FAN 1970 OCT; exp. 1971), A Darkness in My Soul(FAN 1968 JAN; exp. 1972), Warlock!(1972)
   Asimov, Isaac  Key Item  vi  has Black Widowers ser. colls. Tales of the Black Widowers(1974), More Tales of B.W.(1976), Casebook of the B.W.(1980), Banquets of the B.W.(1984), & Puzzles of the B.W.(1990); stories in ser. pub. mostly in EQMM 1972-91; one by Charles Ardai in 2002 DEC
   Brody, Larry  Ultimate Defense  ss 
   Moskowitz, Sam  Introduction to Guillaume Apollinaire's "Remote Projection" (Special Reprint Feature)  in  many of Moskowitz's author profiles & sf theme articles coll. in 3 volumes: Explorers of the Infinite(1963), covers the period up to 1940; Seekers of Tomorrow(1966), covers 1940-65; Strange Horizons(1976), covers sf themes(Clute)
   Apollinaire, Guillaume  Remote Projection  ss  (1880-1918) 1st pub. in his coll. The Heresiarch and Co.(1910), story was runner-up for Prix Goncourt Award; trans. from the French by ?; wn. for Guillaumme A.W.A. Apollinaire de Kostrowitsky, "best known as the champion of the avant garde in art"
   Sladek, John  Sublimation World by J. G. B.******, The  spf  (1937-2000) 1st story in his parody series, this one a parody of J.G. Ballard; born in Waverly, IA; 1st story pub. sf "The Happy Breed" in Ellison(ed): Dangerous Visions(1967), tho his 1st story pub. was "The Poets of Millgrove, Iowa" in NWS 1966 NOV
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Little Lost Satellite  sces  asteroids; the 4 largest asteroids: Ceres, Pallas, Juno, & Vesta; see addendum p.108 in 1968 OCT(#2708), Vesta could have been a satellite of the planet between Earth & Mars
   Howard, Hayden  Beyond Words  ss  wn. for John Hayden Howard; 1st story pub. sf "It" in PLS 1952 JAN; has Eskimo ser. of ss's in GAL 1965-66, made into a fixup novel The Eskimo Invasion(1967) about "a group of Eskimos transformed into a ... benign fast-breeding new species"
1968 AUG  McComas, J. Francis  Anthony Boucher  obit  announcement of his death April 29, 1968; a tribute by his co-founder & co-editor of F&SF; McComas edited & a two-volume memorial to Boucher, Crimes and Misfortunes, & Special Wonder(1970); see Annette Peltz McComas(ed): The Eureka Years(1982), bio info
   Bretnor, R.  Anthony Boucher  obit  a tribute to the late Anthony Boucher
   Davidson, Avram  Anthony Boucher  obit  a tribute to the late Anthony Boucher
   Dick, Philip K.  Anthony Boucher  obit  a tribute to the late Anthony Boucher; has novels Dr. Bloodmoney(1965), Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?(1968; vt Blade Runner, 1982; W-1983 BSF, HUG; made into 1982, 1997 movies Blade Runner), A Scanner Darkly(1977; W-1979 BSF; made into 1998 movie)
   St. Clair, Margaret  Anthony Boucher  obit  a tribute to the late Anthony Boucher; St. Clair has novels Dolphins of Altair(1967), which is deeply concerned with ecological issues & is considered by some to be her best novel, & The Shadow People(1969); see her obit & appreciations in LOC 1996 MAR
   Cleeve, Brian  Devil and Jake O'Hara, The  ss  2nd story in his Devil & Belphagor series; has Sean Ryan series, about an ex-Irish revolutionary now British intelligence agent: Vote X for Treason(1964), Dark Blood, Dark Terror(1965), Vice Isn't Private(1966), Violent Death of a Bitter Englishman(1967)
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  begins with a tribute to the late Anthony Boucher; Don Fabun: The Dynamics of Change; Philip K. Dick: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?; Brian W. Aldiss: Cryptozoic; John Brunner: Quicksand; Alan E. Nourse: The Mercy Men
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Anthony, Piers  Sos the Rope  no-2/3  Piers Anthony is the working name for Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob; 1st story pub. sf "Possible to Rue" in FAN 1963 APR; early work coll. in Anthonology(1985), 1st novel Chthon(1967), & sequel Phthor(1975), novel Macroscope(1969)
   Koontz, Dean R.  Twelfth Bed, The  ss  has novels Time Thieves(1972), The Flesh in the Furnace(1972), Starblood(1972), Demon Seed(1973; 1977 movie), A Werewolf Among Us(1973), Hanging On(1973), After the Last Race(1974), Nightmare Journey(1975), The Vision(1977)
   Delany, Samuel R.  2001: Space Odyssey, A  mr  2001: A Space Odyssey(1968), dir./prod. by Stanley Kubrick, scrnply by Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke; Delany's story "Aye, and Gomorrah ..." (Ellison: Dangerous Visions, 1967) W-1967 NEB; has novel Nova(1968; N-1969 HUG); see iv in Platt: Dream Makers(1980)
   Emshwiller, Ed  2001: Space Odyssey, A  mr  (1925-1990) review of the movie, stars Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, & Douglas Rain(as the voice of Hal 9000); in a footnote by editor Edward L. Ferman, regular movie reviews are promised if that is what the readers want; Emshwiller is cover artist, Emsh

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