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    Thread: Another Co-authored New book
Post: Another Co-authored New book

Thank YOU Sue. That's great info. and news. I do indeed hope there are books ABOUT Andre ... scholarly or just something close. The researchers, of course, will have to be very nice to you to get...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 5 1,376 November 17th, 2005, 08:03 PM
    Thread: Should Ms. Norton's universe continue to expand?
Post: Should Ms. Norton's universe continue to expand?

I think "her" rule was "them that collaborated gets 'the series'". There is also the issue of "universe" vs. "series." Andre was near unique in having universes, if you could call them that, with co...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 9 1,898 November 8th, 2005, 07:07 PM
    Thread: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen
Post: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen

Paul B. Wrote:Irv, What is the Heinlein Society? Where can I see the Journal? What does it do? How would something similar for the Lady be organized? I'd be interested. Please tell us more. P. ...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 4,248 October 10th, 2005, 04:54 PM
    Thread: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen
Post: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen

The link I suggested was JUST for comments on the universes, not the reviewers opinions of the works. But since that's been brought up, I also subscribe the The Heinlein Society's Journal (but I'm no...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 4,248 October 8th, 2005, 10:34 AM
    Thread: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen
Post: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen

Actually, how 'bout 1960's with the visit being circa 1971. :kitty:
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 4,248 October 6th, 2005, 05:16 PM
    Thread: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen
Post: Free Traders, Zero Stone and Solar Queen

Once upon a time a long time ago. (How 'bout 1970s? Long enough.) I tried to fit all Norton's obvious stuff into a single time line and a single universe. For my sins I was taken to task in the fan...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 4,248 October 6th, 2005, 05:15 PM
    Thread: Book Protection
Post: Book Protection

Paul Goode Wrote:Hi Kind Folks, What about ephemera? I recently purchased a Fanzine froom 1973. The paper is kind of brittle and one staple is a little loose and the other is showing signs of start...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 9 2,001 September 29th, 2005, 12:11 PM
    Thread: Book Protection
Post: Book Protection

My Archives School was http://soga.org/ce/gai.html and you too can go to the one next year. It was $500 but you would have to also come up with expenses for 2 weeks (unless your employer reimburs...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 9 2,001 September 26th, 2005, 03:39 PM
    Thread: Book Protection
Post: Book Protection

Irene Wrote:Another Hurricane threatens the Coast. Earthquakes in the west. Bugs everywhere. While, I am for protecting the people first, I bet we all need to know. . . So, how do you protect your b...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 9 2,001 September 24th, 2005, 02:35 PM
    Thread: Follow The Drum
Post: Follow The Drum

No problem. Not offended. Hadn't posted much and just took the opportunity to lecture. ;) Should have read the actual title of the icon from the mouse rollover, too.
Irvkoch Andre Norton 17 3,451 September 7th, 2005, 11:26 AM
    Thread: Follow The Drum
Post: Follow The Drum

The Governor of GA issued some kind of order yesterday which could be interpreted as "All Gas Stations must immediately freeze their prices at whatever they were when I put this out." Those that comp...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 17 3,451 September 1st, 2005, 01:10 PM
    Thread: complete list of works?
Post: complete list of works?

The moderator of this forum is the keeper of the complete list. Complications apply. Right now, she's off to Worldcon so I wouldn't expect her back, or to be answering much for a few weeks.
Irvkoch Andre Norton 4 1,495 July 25th, 2005, 10:06 PM
    Thread: Andre laid to rest
Post: Andre laid to rest

patjade Wrote:I am very happy to share, as long as Sue doesn't mind. I know there are many who loved Andre as I did and it is only right to share them. <sigh> Thanks. Good photos of well earned...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 11 2,214 June 9th, 2005, 07:25 PM
    Thread: Andre laid to rest
Post: Andre laid to rest

Keep up the good work. Thank you. We appreciate it.
Irvkoch Andre Norton 11 2,214 May 31st, 2005, 10:25 PM
    Thread: help with title
Post: help with title

Right. I've had several copies. It's a collection of her short stories. No particular series (unless an individual story is -- which Irene will soon set us straight on <grin>). I can see h...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 4 1,408 April 20th, 2005, 10:54 PM
    Thread: Witch World Help
Post: Witch World Help

Year of the Rat is the sequel to MARK of the Cat. I'm still trying to sell mine (on half com or Amazon), btw. It's a single Meisha Merlin volume. The two book set, and that really is complete unle...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 13 2,014 March 24th, 2005, 11:38 PM
    Thread: Passing of Andre Norton, March 17, 2005
Post: Passing of Andre Norton, March 17, 2005

The following is copied from e-mail from Tim Bolgeo (LibertyCon, Chattanooga) to everyone he knew was interested in Andre. There is nothing I can add that SUE and TIM didn't already say. ============...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 47 29,268 March 17th, 2005, 01:23 PM
    Thread: Andre Norton (Hospice Care)
Post: Andre Norton (Hospice Care)

<sigh> The title says it all and there's little any of the rest of us can do except be glad she made it to 93 ... with you ... cats ... and books. <blurry screen syndrome strikes>
Irvkoch Andre Norton 27 11,680 February 21st, 2005, 10:40 PM
    Thread: Contact Information?
Post: Contact Information?

Haven't been to a Dragon Con in a few years.
Irvkoch Andre Norton 3 1,087 February 12th, 2005, 05:22 PM
    Thread: Newbie question
Post: Newbie question

I think my first Andre Norton book was Star Guard or Star Rangers or Last Planet or .... It was a long time ago. Circa 1954. I didn't even realize there were separate children's and young adult sec...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 14 1,729 January 21st, 2005, 09:25 PM
    Thread: The Duke's Ballad
Post: The Duke's Ballad

Like all sf fen, Norton fen often make honking bad puns <runs from wrath of moderator>
Irvkoch Andre Norton 27 3,108 December 21st, 2004, 08:10 PM
    Thread: The Duke's Ballad
Post: The Duke's Ballad

Where was that Magick 101 course I was gonna teach? I've still got the notes around here someplace. Anyway, I haven't read the book. Even if I had, considering the lack of real true "map of the uni...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 27 3,108 November 24th, 2004, 10:02 PM
    Thread: CATSEYE mystery
Post: CATSEYE mystery

It's possible the sketch is just a random "study." Something done by the artist that was never printed. If it is similar to something that did get printed, then it could be a preliminary or just the...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 4 1,066 September 29th, 2004, 03:10 PM
    Thread: Writing and Research - OT
Post: Writing and Research - OT

Since I opened my mouth (ran my typing fingers), I will put up rather than shut up <grin>. Since the moderator appears willing to suffer an "off topic thread," here it is. If not -- Irene kn...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 0 823 September 13th, 2004, 10:50 PM
    Thread: A Visit With Andre Norton!
Post: A Visit With Andre Norton!

I suspect it was easier to ILL (which I suspect is what you did) a book from the LoC in 1980. <shrugs> From what I gathered from talking to fans who worked there, and otherwise, it has changed...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 2,848 September 13th, 2004, 10:41 PM
    Thread: A Visit With Andre Norton!
Post: A Visit With Andre Norton!

When I lived in DC metro, I talked to several local fans, including the late Joe Mayhew, who was THE official "recommending officer" for SF&F before he retired/died, who worked at LoC. They even ...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 2,848 September 11th, 2004, 04:40 PM
    Thread: A Visit With Andre Norton!
Post: A Visit With Andre Norton!

The Library of Congress does NOT have a copy of everything. They aren't even required to keep everything the Copyright Office gets. Long story. I don't know if their stuff can be ILLed. Likely som...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 2,848 September 11th, 2004, 04:30 PM
    Thread: A Visit With Andre Norton!
Post: A Visit With Andre Norton!

OK, you all got me started now <grin>. First, for Pixie's benefit: Moi is an SFWA member on a loophole for ex-bookstore owners. I've been hanging out with writers for 40 years. I'm currently...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 21 2,848 September 10th, 2004, 11:26 PM
    Thread: Fur Magic - are they the same?
Post: Fur Magic - are they the same?

Some versions of printed Hebrew have vowels. They're dots and suchlike over the regular letters. There is also another set of funny marks, in some versions, that go over/around the letters to indica...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 6 1,024 September 10th, 2004, 12:10 AM
    Thread: Favorite minor characters
Post: Favorite minor characters

I probably spell the "title hero's" name wrong so I just call it the Sword Series. In general, the entire series can be considered a "minor series" compared the The Lady's "general sf universes" and ...
Irvkoch Andre Norton 13 1,526 August 20th, 2004, 07:11 PM