1998 In Review
Posted 26 December 1998
Not a startling year. 1998 was neither as good as 1996 nor as bad as 1992. Short fiction was slightly better than 1997, while long fiction was about the same. The action was in nonfiction, with John Clute's Encyclopedia of Fantasy, Tom Disch's The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of, and the printing/reprinting of parts of James Gunn's essential collection The Road to Science Fiction (Part 3: Heinlein to Here, Part 4: From Here to Forever, Part 5: The British Way, Part 6: Around the World).
And now, without further ado, the envelope, please:
Overall rating for 1998:
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