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In this issue: 

The October 2014 issue of Locus magazine has interviews with Paul Park and Kameron Hurley. News coverage includes the 2014 Worldcon report with the complete Hugo and Retro Hugo voting breakdowns, the Chesley Awards, the British Fantasy Awards, and obituaries and appreciations for Graham Joyce and Kirby McCauley. The column by Kameron Hurley is entitled "The Status Quo Is Not A Neutral Position: Fiction and Politics". Reviews cover new titles by Jonathan Carroll, John Scalzi, Paolo Bacigalupi, Seanan McGuire, Elizabeth Hand, Neil Williamson, William Gibson, Felix Gilman, Paul Park, Sarah Beth Durst, and many others.


Table of Contents: 

October 2014 • Issue 645 • Vol. 73 • No. 4
47th Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Designs by Francesca Myman

Paul Park: Metafictional Demons / 6
Kameron Hurley: Horror & Glory / 68
Graham Joyce (1954-2014) • 2014 Chesley Awards Winners • 2014 British Fantasy Awards Winners • Eaton Receives $3.5 Million Gift • Amazon News • Canadian SF/F Hall of Fame
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Ed Bryant, Ursula K. LeGuin, Andre Norton, Robert A. Heinlein, Charlaine Harris, Lou Anders, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others
thE datA file / 11
Young People Read More • Audiobook Sales Up • Where Books Are Bought • Forbes’s Top-Earning Authors • Future Library • E-Books in the Bathtub • B&N News • Awards News • Publishing News • World Conventions News • Announcements • Legal News • Book News • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights
Commentary: Kameron Hurley: The Status Quo Is Not A Neutral Position: Fiction and Politics / 27
Complete 2014 Hugo Voting / 28 Complete 1939 Retro Hugo Voting / 31 Loncon 3 / 33 Loncon 3 WSFS Business Meeting / 41
Magazines Received: August / 42 Books Received: August / 43 British Books Received: August / 54 Bestsellers / 56
Graham Joyce / 5 Appreciations by Peter Crowther, Mark Morris, Jo Fletcher, Sarah Pinborough, Simon Spanton, and Joe Hill / 5 Other Obituaries: Kirby McCauley / 66 Appreciation by George R.R. Martin / 66
Graham Joyce • Loncon 3 • Locus Auction • This Issue/Next Issue
locus looks aT books
Gardnerspace: A Short Fiction Column by Gardner Dozois / 12
Asimov’s 9/14; Interzone 7-8/14; 7/20/14; 7/29/14; Twelve Tomorrows, Bruce Sterling, ed.
Short Fiction Reviews by Rich Horton / 13
Fearsome Magics, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; Upgraded, Neil Clarke, ed.; 8/14; F&SF 9-10/14; Twelve Tomorrows, Bruce Sterling, ed.; Subterranean Summer ’14.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 14
Bathing the Lion, Jonathan Carroll; Lock In, John Scalzi; The Doubt Factory, Paolo Bacigalupi; Field of Fantasies, Rick Wilber, ed.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 17
The Moon King, Neil Williamson; Son of the Morning, Mark Alder; The Hawley Book of the Dead, Chrysler Szarlan.
Review by Russell Letson / 19
The Peripheral, Willliam Gibson; Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison!, Harry Harrison.
Reviews by Adrienne Martini / 21
Lock In, John Scalzi; Kaleidoscope, Alisa Krasnostein & Julia Rios, eds.; The Revolutions, Felix Gilman; All Those Vanished Engines, Paul Park.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 22
The Seat of Magic, J. Kathleen Cheney; The Lost, Sarah Beth Durst; Otherbound, Corinne Duyvis; The Witch With No Name, Kim Harrison; The Winter Long, Seanan McGuire; Blood for the Sun, Errick A. Nunnally; Revenant, Kat Richardson; Wood Sprites, Wen Spencer.
Reviews by Tim Pratt / 23
One-Eyed Jack, Elizabeth Hand.
Locus Listens to Audiobooks by Amy Goldschlager / 25
Skin Game, Jim Butcher; The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman; The String Diaries, Stephen Lloyd Jones; Magic for Beginners, Kelly Link; Rogues, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds.; Heirs of Grace, Tim Pratt.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 15, 19, 23


Magazine Issues reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer)

Asimov's September 2014 (Gardner Dozois)
F&SF September/October 2014 (Rich Horton)
Interzone July/August 2014 (Gardner Dozois)
Subterranean Summer 2014 (Rich Horton) July 2014 (Gardner Dozois) August 2014 (Rich Horton)

Books reviewed in this issue, listed by author (indicating reviewer)

Alder, Mark • Son of the Morning (Faren Miller)
Bacigalupi, Paolo • The Doubt Factory (Gary K. Wolfe)
Bear, Elizabeth • One-Eyed Jack (Tim Pratt)
Carroll, Jonathan • Bathing the Lion (Gary K. Wolfe)
Cheney, J. Kathleen • The Seat of Magic (Carolyn Cushman)
Clarke, Neil, ed. • Upgraded (Rich Horton)
Durst, Sarah Beth • The Lost (Carolyn Cushman)
Duyvis, Corinne • Otherbound (Carolyn Cushman)
Gibson, William • The Peripheral (Russell Letson)
Gilman, Felix • The Revolutions (Adrienne Martini)
Harrison, Harry • Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison! (Russell Letson)
Harrison, Kim • The Witch With No Name (Carolyn Cushman)
Krasnostein, Alisa, & Julia Rios, eds. • Kaleidoscope (Adrienne Martini)
McGuire, Seanan • The Winter Long (Carolyn Cushman)
Nunnally, Errick A. • Blood for the Sun (Carolyn Cushman)
Park, Paul • All Those Vanished Engines (Adrienne Martini)
Richardson, Kat • Revenant (Carolyn Cushman)
Scalzi, John • Lock In (Adrienne Martini)
Scalzi, John • Lock In (Gary K. Wolfe)
Spencer, Wen • Wood Sprites (Carolyn Cushman)
Sterling, Bruce, ed. • Twelve Tomorrows (Gardner Dozois)
Sterling, Bruce, ed. • Twelve Tomorrows (Rich Horton)
Strahan, Jonathan, ed. • Fearsome Magics: The New Solaris Book of Fantasy 2 (Rich Horton)
Szarlan, Chrysler • The Hawley Book of the Dead (Faren Miller)
Wilber, Rick • Field of Fantasies: Baseball Stories of the Strange and Supernatural (Gary K. Wolfe)
Williamson, Neil • The Moon King (Faren Miller)