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    Thread: Some very sad news for SF Fandom: Andre Norton: Forum readers.
Post: Some very sad news for SF Fandom: Andre Norton: Fo...

Ah, darn. Another good one has passed the Gate. May the light of distant stars mark your path May your passage be swift and smooth Until you reach the beginning of your next Journey May those who h...
Paul B. Andre Norton 14 2,296 August 23rd, 2018, 08:59 AM
    Thread: Andre Reading Club--Catseye
Post: Andre Reading Club--Catseye

Paul Goode Wrote:Troy Horan dwells in the Dipple(a slum for people displaced by the war or other misfortune) in the city of Tikil on the pleasure planet Korwar. Three ways to better one's lot in the ...
Paul B. Andre Norton 3 661 March 19th, 2013, 02:15 PM
    Thread: The Andre Reading Club, Yankee Privateer
Post: The Andre Reading Club, Yankee Privateer

Irene Wrote:... I remember when I first read the book that I was transported back to my childhood visit to Mystic Sea Port. The whaling ship that is docked there felt very like the cramped quarters o...
Paul B. Andre Norton 3 720 February 12th, 2013, 05:08 PM
    Thread: Dragoncon - Paule Goode
Post: Dragoncon - Paule Goode

Paul, I've heard kidney stones are extremely painful (my brother had a bout). I guess this is one of those instances of dark cloud/silver lining. Uh, not silver lining that you *have* it, but that ...
Paul B. Andre Norton 42 4,229 September 17th, 2012, 09:36 AM
    Thread: Children of the Gates
Post: Children of the Gates

It's been a long time since I read Yurth Burden, but I recall that the aliens (i.e. Terrans) arrived there by starship, not by 'Gate'. If true, bundling it under that title seems a misnomer to me. A...
Paul B. Andre Norton 8 1,782 July 16th, 2012, 09:04 AM
    Thread: Andre Norton Documentary at DragonCon
Post: Andre Norton Documentary at DragonCon

Irene Wrote:I wasn't contacted for content. But I wouldn't expect to. From your Twitter tweets - Tickets to the documentary at DragonCon ? Well I didn't get down there. [Usually Memorial Day.] J...
Paul B. Andre Norton 18 3,128 June 21st, 2012, 10:57 AM
    Thread: Andre Norton Documentary at DragonCon
Post: Andre Norton Documentary at DragonCon

It appears to be completed (per twitter). Has anyone been contacted to provide information or background? It seems as if this would be one of the premiere sources for all things Andre. The followin...
Paul B. Andre Norton 18 3,128 June 21st, 2012, 07:50 AM
    Thread: E-books
Post: E-books

Irene Wrote:.... So I finished the first "Something WARLOCK" with Shan Lantee & Irene: Something Warlock? I thought vacations were to relax and recharge so you could remember things better? ;) ...
Paul B. Andre Norton 19 2,556 May 23rd, 2012, 12:21 PM
    Thread: E-books
Post: E-books

This is good news. Now maybe I can pick up those missing books at a reasonable price.
Paul B. Andre Norton 19 2,556 May 17th, 2012, 04:34 PM
    Thread: Rarest Paper Back
Post: Rarest Paper Back

Jerrie Wrote:Oh, my. When they titled it "original art", they weren't kidding. He took some Vikings and plonked them down next to a bonsai on some US southwestern rock, in front of a Moorish city on...
Paul B. Andre Norton 11 1,728 April 17th, 2012, 12:42 PM
    Thread: Andre's "The Way Wind" published in new anthology
Post: Andre's "The Way Wind" published in new anthology

Is this a retitled story or did I miss it in the bib and updates? --Paul
Paul B. Andre Norton 3 998 March 19th, 2012, 09:09 AM
    Thread: By any other Name
Post: By any other Name

Paul Goode Wrote:One of the most painful items is the Starlog(1989) interview in which She admits throwing away(while moving from Cleveland to Florida) Manuscripts for The 4th Swords' book, A seqel t...
Paul B. Andre Norton 15 1,683 March 2nd, 2012, 09:40 PM
    Thread: By any other Name
Post: By any other Name

Ok, so it was the *third* sword book I read, At Sword's Point. I have a vague memory from Jr. High picking up a Sword book, reading the first page or two and putting it back. It seemed to deal with ...
Paul B. Andre Norton 15 1,683 March 2nd, 2012, 08:32 PM
    Thread: By any other Name
Post: By any other Name

Agree with Irene about Lair of the Loden 5) Wolfshead - I think that's Secret of the Lost Race 6) Island of the Lost - isn't that the third sword book? Sword in Sheath, The Sword is Drawn, and somet...
Paul B. Andre Norton 15 1,683 March 2nd, 2012, 01:30 AM
    Thread: Happy 100th Birthday Great Lady
Post: Happy 100th Birthday Great Lady

For me, it was Catseye from the high school library. That is still my favorite book of hers. I think I have about four or five copies. :) I finally got up the courage and wrote to her in the late ...
Paul B. Andre Norton 5 1,180 February 18th, 2012, 12:24 AM
    Thread: New edition of FORERUNNER
Post: New edition of FORERUNNER

Hmmm, Baen is coming out with an omnibus called The Forerunner Factor, containing Forerunner and Forerunner: The Second Venture. http://www.baenebooks.com/chapters/97814....htm?blurb Amazon says it ...
Paul B. Andre Norton 8 1,462 February 15th, 2012, 08:19 PM
    Thread: Electrons and Norton
Post: Electrons and Norton

There's this one: Microvision ROV scanner It will connect via bluetooth, if you have it, or it stores on-board until you connect with the USB cable. claims it stores up to 4,000 UPC-A codes. I have...
Paul B. Andre Norton 18 1,817 February 15th, 2012, 07:13 PM
    Thread: Electrons and Norton
Post: Electrons and Norton

Jerrie, I've run into a few of those, but generally haven't had a problem. In a perfect world, the barcode should match the printed number. I'm not sure why it *wouldn't*, but it has happened to me....
Paul B. Andre Norton 18 1,817 February 14th, 2012, 10:24 PM
    Thread: Electrons and Norton
Post: Electrons and Norton

barcode scanner? For the ISBN.
Paul B. Andre Norton 18 1,817 February 14th, 2012, 12:02 AM
    Thread: Electrons and Norton
Post: Electrons and Norton

Irene Wrote:But, I am an old programmer, and once had to swap bits to convert HP data to CSC data [0000 1000 became 1000 0000]. I can do this. Once I figure this out, I will post the stuff to the N...
Paul B. Andre Norton 18 1,817 February 8th, 2012, 01:42 PM
    Thread: SFWA Membership
Post: SFWA Membership

Can someone explain why it is a big deal for the estate to me a member? Also, why was it 'outsted'?
Paul B. Andre Norton 4 791 December 20th, 2011, 09:22 AM
    Thread: A mystery to be solved
Post: A mystery to be solved

Michael Wrote:I remember watching many such video readings in the 1960s and early 1970s. In fact, it was through one of those in-classroom shows that I was introduced to books like John Christopher's...
Paul B. Andre Norton 14 1,436 August 23rd, 2011, 08:49 PM
    Thread: Press Release: Andre Norton Broadcast Tribute to be filmed
Post: Press Release: Andre Norton Broadcast Tribute to b...

Paul B. Andre Norton 6 1,337 June 6th, 2011, 07:04 PM
    Thread: Weather and Books
Post: Weather and Books

How about a half ton of Silica Gel. Just in case. ;)
Paul B. Andre Norton 22 2,412 February 8th, 2011, 07:46 AM
    Thread: GaFilk
Post: GaFilk

Since we are talking Cons, I'll be in EerieCon again this year. 29 Apr - 1 May in Niagara Falls, NY. Guest of Honor this year is Larry Niven. Info at http://www.eeriecon.org/
Paul B. Andre Norton 20 1,853 January 4th, 2011, 09:07 AM
    Thread: Helping a Fan
Post: Helping a Fan

Paul B. Andre Norton 11 1,216 December 1st, 2010, 08:46 AM
    Thread: Crown Treasure?
Post: Crown Treasure?

Irene Wrote:CROWN TREASURE sound like an early idea for either ICE CROWN or one of her stories about Knights Templar who somehow ended up on an island in a Midwest river. Sort of marching to the en...
Paul B. Andre Norton 8 1,282 August 5th, 2010, 10:09 AM
    Thread: Fantasy filmmaking with Andre Norton
Post: Fantasy filmmaking with Andre Norton

I've noticed that the Lady nearly always cast her hero(ines) as either plain or just ok-looking. Or at least that's the way they always thought of themselves. Their rivals always seem to be better l...
Paul B. Andre Norton 21 3,288 July 30th, 2010, 03:47 PM
    Thread: AVatar vs. Mirror of Destiny
Post: AVatar vs. Mirror of Destiny

RobRoy Wrote:To be fair though, Cameron's story wasn't anything new. It's been done repeatedly. Avatar also has themes similar to Dances with Wolves, Princess Mononoke, The Emerald Forest, Edgar Ric...
Paul B. Andre Norton 8 1,305 June 8th, 2010, 11:49 AM
    Thread: Prince Commands - in Blue
Post: Prince Commands - in Blue

So a first edition is the first printing (and vice versa). A second printing is never a first edition, even if the only thing that changed is the page that tells you what printing it is. 'kay. tha...
Paul B. Andre Norton 24 2,106 June 8th, 2010, 08:00 AM