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Events and News from Borderlands Books

MARCH, 2004



Chapter One - Event Information, News, and Special Features

Alan M. Clark, Paul Groendes, and Jay Lake ILLUSTRATION/LITERATION event, Now! through Friday, March 12th approx. 2-6 P.M. daily, Reception Saturday, March 13th at 7 P.M.

FEARLESS TALES GENRE FEST, Thursday, March 11th through Sunday, March 14th


Frank Chigas, THE DAMP CHAMBER, and Simon Wood, DRAGGED INTO DARKNESS, Saturday, March 20th at 6 P.M.

Tim Pratt, LITTLE GODS, Sunday, March 21st at 2 P.M.

Terry Bisson, DEAR ABBEY, and Carter Scholz, THE AMOUNT TO CARRY, Saturday, March 27th at 2 P.M.

Stephen Jones and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF VAMPIRES (NEW EDITION), Tuesday, April 6th at 7 PM

Rudy Rucker, FREK AND THE ELIXER, Saturday, April 17th at 2 P.M.

MORBID CURIOSITY, Saturday, May 15th from 3-6 P.M.

(for more information check the end of this section)


A FEAST FOR CROWS by George R.R. Martin, the fourth book in the Song of Ice and Fire series, has been delayed again.  The new release date is now August 3rd, 2004.  We are sighing impatiently, but we'd all rather have a good book than a fast book!  You can read what George has to say about it at:

Thanks to Beth and the other folks at the super-cool webzine Strange Horizons for letting us know about their great interview with Jacqueline Carey.  "Strange Horizons is a weekly web-based magazine of and about 'speculative fiction.'  The term . . . embraces science fiction, fantasy, magic realism, and a host of sub-genres."  Strange Horizons is completely free, and no subscription or registration is necessary.  The website publishes short fiction, poetry, reviews and articles of interest to the speculative fiction community.  They are well deserving of your readership and support.

If you'd like to take part in voting for the 34th Annual Locus Awards, (to be presented at this year's Westercon in July) you can find the secure on-line ballot at

Necessary Evil Press recently launched a new horror website which specializes in providing high quality, limited quantity novels priced to be affordable to every reader.  Check them out at

Mick Farren/Funtopia Productions has a new blog at .  Recent topics have included:  the long loathing of George Bush, the new loathing of Ralph Nader, absinthe, mass destruction, utopia, aliens, diplomacy, psychedelic rock, Vietnam, black energy, demonic possession, more demonic possession, and hangovers.  It's free and posts are fresh daily (mostly).

From the Office

One of my favorite sub-sections of the horror / fantasy genre has always been the "occult detective" -- the normal (or at least mostly normal) man or woman who find themselves constantly dealing and/or combating with the supernatural or paranormal.  I think my first exposure to this sub-genre was Manley Wade Wellman's Silver John stories but I went on to enjoy Algernon Blackwood's John Silence and Seabury Quinn's Jules de Grandin stories.  Borrowing liberally from both a world of folk tales and myths and from the great tradition of literary detectives, these stories enchanted and intrigued by turns and were one of the many factors that influenced my choice of profession and specialty.  I think that the cardinal reason that these stories appealed to me so much was that "mainstream" mysteries don't have enough of the fantastic to really interest me but much of recent supernatural or horror fiction lacks the kind of structured series of clues leading to a final revelation that I relish.  

So, it was with interest that I noticed a few months ago that there seems to be quite a movement to reinvent the "occult investigator" for the 21st century.  A number of major New York publishers have one or more series of novels featuring characters cut from much the same cloth as their predecessors of the first half of the last century, with a few changes to reflect the different sensibilities of our century.

From Ace we have Simon Green's Nightside novels (beginning with SOMETHING FROM THE NIGHTSIDE) and his part-human, part-other John Taylor who has the uncanny (and unnatural) ability to find _anything_.  Set in the Nightside (the supernatural underbelly of modern London where it's eternally 3 am), Green's series has a dark, moody quality that reminds me ever-so-slightly of some of Neil Gaiman's work.  For my money, it's the pick of the litter.

Roc has presented us with two contributions to this sub-genre.  Jim Butcher's (that must be a pen name) Harry Dresden series, starting with STORM FRONT, features a "consulting wizard" reminiscent of a less classy and confident version of Dr. Strange (from the Marvel Comic book universe) with a large dose of Dashiell Hammett thrown in for good measure.  The setting is our world and that's where Butcher lost me.  Magic works, wizards advertise and consult with the police, and yet the world remains exactly like the one we live in without _any_ noticeable changes in society.  That - thump - sound you hear is my "willing suspension of disbelief" falling to the floor.

Roc's other series, the Weather Warden books by Rachel Caine, has just begun with ILL WIND.  Similar to the Dresden Files above, the setting is a slightly altered version of our world in which the ramifications of the existence of magic don't seem to have been clearly thought out.  However, the characterization is good and, like all the books in this sub-genre, the plot moves along quickly.  It tells the story of Joanne Baldwin, a weather warden, who, along with the other members of her association, is responsible for magically limiting the destructiveness of mother nature.  The book starts with her on the run for murdering another warden and provides the backstory in a series of flashbacks.  

Harper Torch is poised to jump on the bandwagon with DEAD WITCH WALKING by Kim Harrison.  Slated for an April paperback release, this series seems aimed at Laurell K. Hamilton's readership not only by its content (female private investigator, supporting character is a vampire, strong erotic themes) but also by it location on the shelves.  It does avoid one of the pitfalls of this type of series by positing an alternate universe where terrible plagues decimated "normal" humans and prompted all the supernatural beings (who were immune) to come out of hiding to keep some type of social order operating until humanity could recover.  Hence, society is very different from our own.

And finally, we can't forget either of Laurell K. Hamilton's series, the Anita Blake books (starting with GUILTY PLEASURES and published by Berkeley) and the Meredith Gentry series (starting with A CARESS OF TWILIGHT published by Ballantine).  Geared respectively to the horror and fantasy markets, Hamilton has been a very strong seller across the usually inviolate genre line (fantasy readers don't do horror and vise versa).

Surveying the field, it is interesting to notice a few common qualities and trends.  While the early "supernatural investigators" were almost exclusively normal human males with perhaps a small amount of occult power, the new breed are in all cases either not quite human and/or powerful witches or sorcerers and they are often female.  Another significant difference is that, in the early stories supernatural entities were almost without exception evil, as was anyone with a great deal of occult power.  Now, not only is occult power a typical quality of the protagonist but supernatural beings are often loyal friends and supporting characters.  Finally, the supernatural has changed from an aberration in a mundane and predictable world to a day-to-day occurrence in recent fiction.

Sweeping conclusions are a quick route to equally sweeping errors but I think that it's safe to say that the current crop of supernatural investigators embrace a far more multi-valued world view that the strict good-and-evil, black-and-white world of 50 and more years ago.  However, by not confining themselves to secret stories set in the "real" world and not using as their basis classic cultural myths, today's authors have made an already difficult task -- making the reader _believe_ that the fantasy is real (at least until the end of the story) -- even harder.

Book Club Info

The Gay Men's Book Club will meet on Sunday, March 14th at 5 P.M. to discuss DARWIN'S RADIO by Greg Bear.  The book for April has not been announced yet.  Please contact the group leader, Christopher Rodriguez, at for more information.

The Classic SF and Fantasy Book Club will meet on Sunday, March 21st at 6 P.M. to discuss THE CHARWOMAN'S SHADOW by Lord Dunsany. The book for April is BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZON by Frederik Pohl.  Please contact Jude at for more information.

Upcoming Event Details

Saturday, February 14th through Monday, February 16th:Borderlands will have a table at PANTHEACON at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose. If you're attending stop by our booth and say "Hi". For more information on the convention, visit

Thursday, February 19, at 7 P.M: reading and signing with Cory Doctorow
Borderlands Books is excited to host a reading and signing with John W. Campbell Award winning author Cory Doctorow. His previous books include A PLACE SO FOREIGN AND EIGHT MORE, and THE COMPLETE IDIOTÕS GUIDE TO PUBLISHING SCIENCE FICTION. Cory's first novel, DOWN AND OUT IN THE MAGIC KINGDOM was selected by Entertainment Weekly as #5 on its 2003 Best Books of the Year list for fiction. (Go Cory!) He is Outreach Coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (, and co-editor of the weblog Boing Boing ( Don't miss this chance to meet Cory as he presents his new novel, EASTERN STANDARD TRIBE. "Cory Doctorow doesn't just write about the future - I think he lives there" - Kelly Link.

Saturday, February 28, at 8 P.M.: Christopher Fulkerson, A MIRACLE OF RARE DEVICE
San Francisco composer Christopher Fulkerson has set to music the entirety of the Ray Bradbury short story A MIRACLE OF RARE DEVICE, and will read the story and play a computer realization of the last section of the piece.  Unlike other types of musical treatment, Fulkerson's composition is a verbatim setting of every word of the entire tale, to be sung by one singer, in the manner of a storyteller who relates all the characters and events of a story.  The resulting "Dramatic Recital" is a new genre somewhere between a concerted piece and an opera, that can be performed either as a recital piece, or as a staged work.

Monday, March 7th through Saturday, March 13th at 7 P.M.: artists Alan M. Clark, Paul Groendes, and author Jay Lake ILLUSTRATION/LITERATION event
Inspired by the artwork by Alan M. Clark and Paul Groendes, writer Jay Lake will begin a story. The story line will inspire further illustration. Alan, Paul and Jay will proceed through a series of feedback loops to work by mutual inspiration culminating in a multimedia collaboration by Friday evening.
All three collaborators will be working in-store at Borderlands approx. 2 - 6 P.M. Monday, March 7th through Friday, March 12th. The final product will be shown at a reception Saturday, March 13th at 7 P.M.

Thursday, March 11th through Sunday, March 14th: FEARLESS TALES GENRE FEST at the Victoria Theater
We're very excited about this Film Festival. For 4 days the Victoria Theatre and the Werepad will be showing indi SF, Horror and Fantasy films and there will also be panel discussions with prominent figures in the field. This is the first year of what is planned to be a yearly event in SF and we urge everyone who is into the genre to attend and show their support. Borderlands will be selling books at this event on Saturday and you can expect to see a number of the staff in attendance throughout the festival. For more information, visit and and

Saturday, March 20th at 2 P.M.: S.T. Joshi reading, discussion and book signing of LORD DUNSANY'S IN THE LAND OF TIME AND OTHER FANTASY TALES
Borderlands is pleased to host S.T. Joshi, editor of LORD DUNSANY'S IN THE LAND OF TIME AND OTHER FANTASY TALES. This is the first annotated edition of this Irish master of fantasy, "who imagined colors, ceremonies and incredible processions that never passed before the eyes of Edgar Allan Poe or of De Quincey" - W.B. Yeats. Joshi is the author of many biographical studies of Dunsany and Lovecraft. He is currently compiling a 3 volume encyclopedia of supernatural literature.

Saturday, March 27th at 2 P.M.: reading and signing with Terry Bisson, author of DEAR ABBEY, and Carter Scholz, author of THE AMOUNT TO CARRY
Come meet Terry Bisson and Carter Scholz in a joint event. Terry Bisson is the Hugo and Nebula Award winning author of BEARS DISCOVER FIRE. His latest novella, DEAR ABBEY has been selected by editor Gardner Dozois for his Year's Best Science Fiction anthology. For a full bibliography and free downloads of some of his work, visit
Reminiscent of the works of Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges, Carter Scholz's critically acclaimed prose is a unique blend of science and philosophy, engineering and poetry. His stories have appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Crank!, New Wave, and several anthologies.

Tuesday, April 6th at 7 PM:  Borderlands Books hosts a signing for THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF VAMPIRES (NEW EDITION) and Q&A with editor Stephen Jones and contributor Chelsea Quinn Yarbro:
Come meet editor Stephen Jones in his first San Francisco event.  He has previously edited GREAT GHOST STORIES, THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF VAMPIRE STORIES BY WOMEN, THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF DRACULA, and THE ILLUSTRATED VAMPIRE MOVIE GUIDE in addition to many, many other anthologies.  He will be joined by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, author of APPREHENSIONS AND OTHER DELUSIONS, the CHRONICLES OF ST. GERMAIN vampire series, and numerous works across the genres.

Saturday, April 17th at 2 P.M.: reading and signing of FREK AND THE ELIXER by Rudy Rucker
Suffice it to say that you must come and meet Rudy Rucker, author, mathematician, computer scientist, professor, all-around nice guy, two-time winner of the Philip K. Dick award and one of the founding fathers of cyberpunk. His previous novels include AS ABOVE, SO BELOW and SPACELAND in addition to many other fiction and non-fiction works.

Saturday, May 15th from 3-6 P.M.: MORBID CURIOSITY #8 READING:  It's that time again!  In one of our most popular and fun annual events, Automatism Press presents the latest edition of MORBID CURIOSITY (#8).  Morbid Curiosity focuses on TRUE first-person encounters with the unsavory, unwise, unorthodox, and unusual.  The stories are sometimes cool, sometimes creepy, always interesting.  The event is hosted by the fabulous Loren Rhoads, MORBID CURIOSITY's editor and publisher; readers include Jill Tracy, M.Parfitt, Simon Wood, Aldyth Beltane, Justin Hall, Beth Touchette-Laughlin, Katrina James, and William Selby.  Please join us for this curious event.

Chapter Two - Book Listings

Small Press Features

A NEW UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INFAMY by Rhys Hughes (Night Shade Books, Hardcover, $25.00, and Limited Edition Hardcover (100 copies), $45.00) - From 1933 to 1934, Jorge Luis Borges, the master of fiction whose work would change the literary world, published a series of "falsifications and distortions" in the Buenos Aires newspaper Critica. These "falsifications" used as their starting point the lives of real villains and desperadoes. Borges then elaborated using all of the anecdotes and myths about these historical characters, creating what amounted to "nonfictional fictions." The entire series was then published in book form as A UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INFAMY.
Now Rhys Hughes, a Welshman of some infamy himself, has summoned his vast storytelling powers to create A NEW UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INFAMY, with all-new historical characters as the focus of his nonfiction fictions. Come along on a wild ride with unsavory types of every description. Entertaining and erudite at the same time, Hughes' book also includes some of the literary parodies Borges himself delighted in creating.
With an introduction by noted critic John Clute and an afterword by Michael Simanoff.  The limited edition includes an additional story, and is signed by the author.

THE URBAN BIZARRE edited by Nick Mamatas (Prime Books, Hardcover, $27.95, and Trade Paperback, $15.00) - Stories by Heather Shaw & Tim Pratt, Charlie Anders, Ian Grey and others.
From the jacket - “The Urban Bizarre brings together tales of the city from the best new science fiction writers, pornographers, and 'zinesters -- stories too weird, too dark, and just plain too bizarre to be published elsewhere.”

THE COLLECTED JORKENS VOL.1 by Lord Dunsany, edited by S.T. Joshi (Night Shade Books, Hardcover, $35.00) - This is the first of a 3 volume set, and contains the collections THE TRAVEL TALES of MR. JOSEPH JORKENS and JORKENS REMEMBERS AFRICA.  Forward by Sir Arthur C. Clarke.  Introduction by S.T. Joshi

PRELUDE TO ARMAGEDDON -THE COLLECTED FANTASTIC FICTION OF CLEVE CARTMILL VOL.1 by Cleve Cartmill (Darkside Press,  Numbered Limited Edition Hardcover (500 copies), $40.00)  - Contains the stories With Flaming Swords, Deadline, My Lady Smiles, Age Cannot Wither and more.

THE IDOL OF THE FLIES AND OTHER STORIES by Jane Rice, edited by Stefan R. Dziemianowicz and Jim Rockhill (Midnight House, Numbered Limited Edition Hardcover (500 copies), $40.00) - Contains the stories The Elixir, The Forbidden Trail, The Sixth Dog, The Loolies Are Here, and more.

THE FOURTH CIRCLE by Zoran Zivkovic (Ministry of Whimsy, Hardcover, $27.00, and Limited Edition Hardcover (100 copies), $45.00)

SOMA by Charlee Jacob (Delirium Books, Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Hardcover (150 copies), $55.00) - Cover art by Alan M. Clark.

THE GARDEN AT 19 by Edgar Jepson (Midnight House, Numbered Limited Edition Hardcover (450 copies), $40.00)

THE TYRANT by Michael Cisco (Prime Books, Hardcover, $23.95)

New and Notable

MIDNIGHTERS by Scott Westerfeld (Eos, First Edition Hardcover, $15.99) - I first read an advance copy of this book back in December, and I've been sitting on my hands to keep from reviewing it before it was available!  Now, the wait is over.  I mentioned a while back that the books that have really been bowling me over recently are "young adult" titles: FIREBIRDS, MORTAL ENGINES, TITHE, and others.  MIDNIGHTERS is another outstanding example for the list.  The gist is this: seemingly very normal Jessica Day moves from Chicago to the middle of nowhere (Bixby, Oklahoma).  Immediately, the outsiders at Bixby High recognize that she is one of them -- a Midnighter, one of just a handful of people for whom time doesn't stop at the midnight hour.  Each of the misfit Midnighters has a special ability, which is lucky because unfortunately, there are other things out and about during this "secret hour" when time stands still, and most of them have bad intentions and sharp teeth.  No one is quite sure what Jessica's ability is, but she's going to need it to fight the darklings that live in the twenty-fifth hour.  The really terrific thing about MIDNIGHTERS is that it has all the compelling fantasy-adventures qualities of SABRIEL or the HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, but it takes place quite firmly now and in our world.  Scott Westerfeld is already deservedly well-known for his science fiction titles THE RISEN EMPIRE and THE KILLING OF WORLDS, but everyone should read this one.  Highly recommended by Jude.

LOST IN A GOOD BOOK by Jasper Fforde (Penguin, Trade Paperback, $14.00) - The continuing dizzying adventures of Thursday Next, intrepid literary heroine!  LOST IN A GOOD BOOK finds Thursday apprenticed to Miss Havisham, assaulting defenseless Neanderthals, finding clues in crossword puzzles, locating a lost Shakespeare original, hunting for her eradicated husband Landen, and saving the world from an unidentified pink goo, and that's just for starters.  She also visits Kafka's THE TRIAL and learns about predicting localized entropic field decreasement using a jar of rice and lentils.  Intellectual escapist fun at its very best.  Recommended by Jude.

WELL OF LOST PLOTS, THE - A THURSDAY NEXT NOVEL by Jasper Fforde (Viking, Hardcover, $24.95) - Volume three of the Thursday Next series.

KUSHIEL'S AVATAR by Jacqueline Carey (Tor, Mass Market, $7.99) - Finally available in paperback!  In this, the last volume of the trilogy, Phedre ventures into far-off lands and through the depths of her own soul on two quests -- first, the search for the missing Imriel de la Courcel, and second, the pursuit of the Name of God, the only possibility of freeing Phedre's childhood friend Hyacinthe from his curse.  This book is the darkest of the three, and it is somewhat less sexual and more emotional than DART and CHOSEN.  However, you can certainly expect more high adventure, derring-do, beautiful clothes, and complicated moral and emotional entanglements in this novel, which is a worthy and satisfying end to a fantastic trilogy.  Recommended by Jude. 
Also -- Jacqueline Carey was nice enough to take time out of writing her upcoming duology, BANEWREAKER and GODSLAYER, and the much-anticipated Imriel Trilogy, to speak with the folks at Strange Horizons e-zine.  Ms. Carey says ". . .Inspiration doesn't care whether or not it's convenient for the artist. It's not a matter of waking up and thinking, 'Hm, I'm going to develop a potentially controversial revisionist theology today!'  Ideas come unbidden -- the decision is whether or not to pursue them. . . " Read the rest of the interview at

EASTERN STANDARD TRIBE by Cory Doctorow (Tor, Hardcover, $23.95) - From the jacket: "The world of next week is overflowing with ubiquitous computing, where an idea scribbled onto one's comm can revolutionize an industry.  But in a world without boundaries, nothing can be taken for granted - not happiness, not money, and, most certainly, not love."
In this really fun read, Cory poses the question "Would you rather be smart or happy?"  We have enough signed copies on hand to at least make you happy.  Recommended by Cary and Alan.

DR. ERNEST DRAKE’S DRAGONOLOGY: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF DRAGONS edited by Dugald A. Steer (Candlewick Press, Illustrated Oversized Hardcover, $18.99) - This is a "must see" book for dragon fans.  It's fully illustrated and includes 'samples' of dragon skin, dragon script and dragon dust.  A truly beautiful production and great for readers young and old.  Recommended by Alan.

PANDORA’S STAR by Peter R. Hamilton (Del Rey, Hardcover, $26.95) - the first of a new multi-volumed adventure.  The next volume, JUDAS UNLEASHED, is due out in March 2005.

APPREHENSIONS AND OTHER DELUSIONS by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Five Star, Hardcover, $25.95) - collected short stories

BROKEN ANGELS by Richard K. Morgan (Del Rey, Trade Paperback, $14.95) - Sequel to ALTERED CARBON

LIGHT by M. John Harrison (Gollancz, Trade Paperback, $13.90)

IN THE LAND OF TIME AND OTHER FANTASY TALES by Lord Dunsany, edited by S. T. Joshi (Penguin, Trade Paperback, $14.00) - See the Event Details section for further information.

THE LAST LIGHT OF THE SUN by Guy Gavriel Kay (Roc, Hardcover, 24.95)

BEYOND INFINITY by Gregory Benford (Warner, Hardcover, $23.95)

THE BOOK OF IMAGINARY BEINGS by Jorge Luis Borges (Vintage Classics, Trade Paperback, $14.00)

FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT by Stephen King (Signet, Mass Market, $7.99) - Includes "Secret Window, Secret Garden" which is the basis for the new movie SECRET WINDOW starring Johnny Depp.

ANGELICA - A NOVEL OF SAMARIA by Sharon Shinn (Ace, Mass Market $7.99)

ZULU HEART by Steven Barnes (Aspect, Mass Market, $6.99)

JOUST by Mercedes Lackey (DAW, Mass Market $6.99)

SPACE STATIONS edited by Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers (DAW, Mass Market $6.99)

BORROWED FLESH by Sephera Giron (Leisure, Mass Market, $6.99)

EVOLUTION by Stephen Baxter (Del Rey, Mass Market, $7.50)

WHITE WOLF by David Gemmell (Del Rey, Mass Market, $7.50)

WOLF MOON by Charles De Lint (Firebird, Mass Market, $6.99)

THE HARP OF THE GREY ROSE by Charles De Lint (Firebird, Mass Market, $6.99)

THE SUNDERING - DREAD EMPIRE’S FALL VOL. 2 by Walter Jon Williams (HarperTorch, Mass Market, $7.99)

CONQUISTADOR by S.M. Stirling (Roc, Mass Market. 7.99)

SON OF AVONAR by Carol Berg (Roc, Mass Market, $6.99)

MOON’S SHADOW by Catherine Asaro (Tor, Mass Market, $7.99)

USURPER’S CROWN - ISAVALTA, VOL. 2 by Sarah Zettell (Tor, Mass Market, $7.99)

VOYAGE OF THE SHADOWMOON - MOONWORLDS SAGA, VOL. 1 by Sean McMullen (Tor, Mass Market, $7.99)

WASTELAND OF FLINT by Thomas Harlan (Tor, Mass Market, $7.99)

We're now carrying fairy cards and bookmarks by artist Amy Brown.  Her artwork ranges from ethereal to cute (but not too cute) and we think you'll love her stuff.  (We do, and are just looking for an excuse to carry more of it!)  The cards ($2.95 ea.) are all blank inside, and the bookmarks ($2.50 ea.) all come with a little fairy tchotchke attached.  Recommended by Cary and Jude.

Expanded Magazine Selection

We've expanded our magazine selection!  New titles include:
3rd Bed, Acumen, Atlantis Rising, Chronicle (formerly Science Fiction Chronicle), Dreamwatch, Fate, Flesh and Blood, Heavy Metal, Journal of Irreproducible Results, Modern Drunkard, Other, Premonitions, Studies In Modern Horror, Ultraviolent, Underworlds, (The Phantom of the Movies) Videoscope, Weird Tales, and The Zone.
This newsletter is distributed monthly free of charge and may be distributed without charge so long all the following information is included.

Dispatches from the Border
Editor - Cary Heater
Assistant Editor - Alan Beatts
Contributors - Francis Carr, Jude Feldman

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