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Editorial License: Editorial - Clarke's Corollary - When reason fails us  because we're working with systems of greater complexity than their designers can grasp, is it any wonder people turn to fantasy?

Columns:    US Books - Ernest Lilley looks at books received over here. Past and Future Months are also linked.
UK Books - John Berlyne  - This month brings a slight adjustment in format we take a look at recent releases.
Ivory and Ivy by Edward Carmien - Our good professor takes us from From Tolkien to Time Travel this month in his overview of scholarly works of Fantasy and SF.
Zines and Short Fiction - Steven Sawicki -
DamnAlien DVDs - Those Damn Aliens - The aliens despair of finding intelligent DVDs on Earth, but forge ahead nonetheless. 
Things To Come (previews of galleys received)

Media: Van Helsing - Stephen Sommers (Dir)

Hugh Jackman shed his fur to play Dracula's nemesis as a spiritual James Bond. It's not as bad as being strapped into an electric chair for revivification, says our reviewer, but it should have been much, much better.

Interview: John Crowley Interview with Iain Emsley / Feature Review:  Novelties and Souvenirs

Fantastic Genres Conf by Edward Carmien - Roughly a hundred individuals gathered to discuss questions of Genre and fantastic literatures.
Book Reviews:

The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross
Broken Crescent by S. Andrew Swann
Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
Dime Store Magic by Kelley Armstrong
The Lonely Dead by Michael Marshall UK
Red Slippers by Dennis McKiernan
The Skein of Lament by Chris Wooding
 UK
A Scholar of Magics by Caroline Stevermer
Son of Avonar by Carol Berg
Survival by Julie E. Czerneda

  NonFiction: The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter by David Colbert