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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1970 OCT  Malzberg, Barry N.  Notes Just Prior to the Fall  ss  as K. M. O'Donnell has novels Dwellers of the Deep(1970), & Gather in the Hall of the Planets(1971), both recursive farcical satires featuring sf fans & writers in confrontation with aliens(Clute)
   deFord, Miriam Allen  Old Bunch and Dusty Stiggins, The  ss 
   Anthony, Piers  Wood You?  ss  has Xanth ser. A Spell for Chameleon(1977), The Source of Magic(1979), Castle Roogna(1979), Centaur Isle(1982), etc; has Apprentice Adept seq. Split Infinity(1980), Blue Adept(1981), Juxtaposition(1982), Out of Phaze(1987), etc; interview TWZ 1987 DEC
   Henderson, Zenna  Through a Glass—Darkly  nv 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Stop!  sces  overpopulation & birth control, Part 1 of 2; how can the population increase be stopped?; Part 2 in 1970 NOV(#2972)
   Shapiro, Neil  She Was the Music. The Music Was Him.  nv  2nd of 2 stories in telepath ser.; has novel in same universe, Mind Call(1978), where telepathic starship Commander Diana Light, a recent graduate of the Institute of the Worlds, uses her skills to find out why returning starfarers have been going insane
   Niven, Larry  Bird in the Hand  ss  2nd story in his Hanville Svetz series; has ser. novel with David Gerrold, The Flying Sorcerers(IFS 1970 MAY, JUL as "The Misspelled Magician"; exp. 1971), in which low-tech people think that high technology is magic(Clute)
1970 NOV  Roberts, Keith  Mayday, The  nv  1st story in F&SF in his Anita the witch series; except for the 3 stories in F&SF, the other 9 stories in the series are pub. in the British magazines SCF & IMP betw. the years 1964-66
   Sheckley, Robert  Starting From Scratch  vi  has Millennial Contest seq. novels w. Roger Zelazny, Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming(1991), If at Faust You Don't Succeed(1993), A Farce to Be Reckoned With(1995); see website
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  On a Clear Day You Can See Forever(1970), stars Barbara Streisand; Searles was a dancer on Broadway in the 1950s; he produced sf/f for radio in the 1960s on Pacifica Radio; he had a regular book review program on radio for a time, as well
   Anvil, Christopher  Throne and the Usurper, The  nv  1st & only story in F&SF in Vaughan Roberts series, series coll. in fixup novel Strangers in Paradise(1969); has novel Warlord's World(1975)
   Fritch, Charles E.  Misfortune Cookie, The  vi  has colls. Crazy Mixed-Up Planet(1969), & Horses' Asteroid(1970)
   Lupoff, Richard A.  Time Dog  ss  has nf books Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure(1965; rev. 1968; rev. 1975), Barsoom: Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Martian Vision(1976); has fiction book The Case of the Doctor Who Had No Business ...(1966 chap), a recursive tale with Burroughs
   Shaffer, Francis B.  Introduction to Prosper Mérimée's "The Venus of Ille"  in  Mérimée's 1st play was Cromwell(1822); has novella "Carmen"(1845), which contains valid info on the gypsy's lifestyle in Spain, was made into the opera "Carmen" by George Bizet(1838-1874), & movies The Loves of Carmen(1949), & Carmen Jones(1954)
   Mérimée, Prosper  Venus of Ille, The (Special Reprint Feature)  nv  (1803-1870) story written in 1837, trans. by Francis B. Shaffer; French dramatist, short story writer & historian, born in Paris; served in French govt., incl. inspector of ancient monuments, had habit of pub. archaeological theories & findings in stories
   Asimov, Isaac  Science:—But How?  sces  overpopulation & birth control, Part 2 of 2; ways to make our society non-conception-centered; Part 1 in 1970 OCT(#2961)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Dorman, Sonya  Alpha Bets  nv  2nd story in her Roxy Rimidon of the Planet Patrol series
1970 DEC  Roberts, Keith  Junior Partner  ss  2nd story in F&SF in his Anita the witch ser.; ser. coll. in Anita(1970; exp. 1990); has 1st novel, The Furies(SCF #74-76 1965; 1966), about a nuclear test going awry in the UK(Clute); see article "Keith Roberts: The Patient Craftsman" in SFM v.2 #12 1975
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Insurance  pm 
   Blish, James  Books  br  Joanna Russ: And Chaos Died(excerpt pub. in F&SF 1970 FEB; N-1970 NEB; 1971 LOC); John Boyd: The Rakehells of Heaven; Brian W. Aldiss: Barefoot in the Head; Harry Harrison: The Daleth Effect
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Neville, Kris  Reality Machine, The  ss  Neville "liked wine, hated Nixon, deplored mass media, missed Tony Boucher, had grudging, deep respect for John W. Campbell, loved his children, had a deep suspicion of American industry & its products ... had a deep ... love for the sf community"(L#240)
   Hensley, Joe L.  Run From Home, The  ss  Indiana Judicial Circuit Court judge 1975-88; most of his novels are about law & those involved in it; 1st pub. book The Color of Hate(1960; rev. vt Color Him Guilty, 1987), the story of a black ex-con accused of brutally murdering a white Southern woman
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  Time of Roses(1969), 1st Finnish feature film to be released in U.S., gold medal winner at 1969 Trieste Science Fiction Film Festival; Searles pub. book reviews in The New York Times, The Village Voice, & Publishers Weekly
   Goulart, Ron  Sunflower  nv  6th story in Chameleon Corps series; has colls. Broke Down Engine and Other Troubles with Machines(1971), Ghost Breaker(1971), What's Become of Screwloose? and Other Inquiries(1971)
   McAllister, Bruce  Warmest Memory, The  ss  see his story in 1970 JUN(#2914), about how this story was used in his 1st novel, Humanity Prime(1971)
   Faldt-Larsen, Katrina  Mother's Day: Chapter Twelve of a Concise History of Modern Feminism, in Which the Torch Almost Goes Out in Deep Space  ss  age 24, graduate of Wells College(Aurora, NY), attended Syracuse Univ. for two years; working on her 1st novel, What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up, Mother
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Thalassogens, The  sces  water, the uniqueness of it, Part 1 of 3; thalassogens, a word Asimov made up from the Greek, meaning "sea-producers"; can a planet exist with a large ocean of any other substance other than water?; Part 2 in 1971 JAN(#3000), Part 3 in 1971 FEB(#3011)
   Niven, Larry  Unfinished Story  vi  2nd story in his Mana ser., this one concerns Maxwell's demon - see Asimov's science essay "The Modern Demonology" in 1962 JAN(#1638); also in Draco's Tavern seq. Assimilating Our Culture, That's What They're Doing!(1978)
   Aickman, Robert  School Friend, The  nv  (1914-1981) 1st pub. in his coll. Dark Entries(1964); born in London, began writing fiction in 1949; has anth. Mystery: An Anthology of the Mysterious in Fact and Fiction(1952), which refers to Borley Rectory, "the most haunted house in England"
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 39: 1970 JUL-DEC  indx 

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