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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1984 NOV  Young, Robert F.  Glass Houses  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Far As Human Eye Could See  sces  far future of the Earth, stars, our Galaxy, the Universe; also, black holes, & closed and open universes; see addendum in 1985 APR, p.116, a correction to a math error in this essay
   Effinger, George Alec  Man Who Decided the Truth About Todd and Adriana's Baby, The  ss  other novels in Marid Audran trilogy, A Fire in the Sun(1989; W-1990 SFC; N-HUG, LOC), based on his policeman grandfather's 1928 death, & The Exile Kiss(1991), which depicts the the technological & electronic complexities of the 21st century Middle East
1984 DEC  Rucker, Rudy  Monument to the Third International  ss  has 1st novel White Light(1980; N-1981 LOC), & thematic sequels, The Sex Sphere(1983), & The Secret of Life(1985); has 2nd novel Spacetime Donuts(1981), about a dystopian near-future computer society; nf The Fourth Dimension(1984)
   Platt, Charles  Profile of Rudy Rucker  bio  (1945- ) actually a transcript of an iv with Rucker, w. brief notes & descriptions by Platt; Rucker is a mathematician & sf writer who lives & works in Lynchburg, VA; 1st started writing Spacetime Donuts(1981), after seeing the Rolling Stones in Buffalo
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Robert A. Heinlein: Job: A Comedy of Justice; Frederik Pohl: Heechee Rendezvous; John Varley: Demon
   Gloss, Molly  Seaborne  nv  has novel The Dazzle of Day(1997; N-1997 TIP; 1998 LOC), a utopian sf novel about humans raised aboard a space ship who settle a new world(B&C)
   Block, Lawrence  Boy Who Disappeared Clouds, The  ss  (1938- ) mystery writer Grand Master; has won 3 Edgar Awards, 4 Shamus Awards, etc; has several mys. ser., incl. NY P.I. Matt Scudder ser., Eight Million Ways to Die(1982; W-Shamus; N-EDG), A Dance at the Slaughterhouse(1991; W-EDG; N-Shamus), etc
   Dryer, Stan  Day in the Life of a Classics Professor, A  ss 
   Gilliland, Alexis  Cartoon  ct  (1931- ) Alexis Arnaldus Gilliland; has W-1980, 1983-1985 HUG; & N-1978, 1979, 1981, 1982 HUG, for Best Fan Artist
   Jacobs, Harvey  Man Who Came Close, The  ss 
   Ellison, Harlan  Harlan Ellison's Watching, Installment 4: In Which We Discover Why the Children Don't Look Like Their Parents  mr  essay: Stephen King, Part 2 of 2, why most of the movies based on his books fail to be good; only three of the nine movies(so far) are any good & resemble their parents, Carrie(1976), The Shining(1980), & The Dead Zone(1983); Part 1 in 1984 OCT
   Jordan, Anne D.  Spacing of Fred McNerth, The (with apologies to Robert Service)  pm  (1943- ) Anne Devereaux Jordan Crouse, F&SF assistant editor 1980 JAN-1984 FEB; associate editor 1984 MAR-1985 SEP; managing editor 1985 OCT-1989 JUN; edited F&SF anth., & Fires of the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies About Hometowns(1991)
   Mueller, Richard  Finnegan's Fake  ss 
   Dawes  Cartoon  ct 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Made, Not Found  sces  elements & the periodic table: filling in the gaps in it through history, by making or isolating the elements; has edited nf book, with Karen A. Frenkel, Robots: Machine's in Man's Image(1985)
   Shepard, Lucius  Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule, The  nv  N-1984 NEB; 1985 BSF, short fiction; HUG, LOC, SFC, novelette; WFA, novella; 1st & only story in F&SF in his Dragon Griaule series; other stories in series in ASI 1988 SEP, & 1989 SEP; has coll. The Jaguar Hunter(1987; W-1988 LOC, WFA)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 67: 1984 JUL-DEC  indx 

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