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    Thread: Nice people do exist!
Post: RE: Nice people do exist!

Thanks to both of you. I've said it both ways (always "dray" for the second syllable), but was curious as to the "correct" way. Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 447 April 28th, 2021, 12:30 PM
    Thread: Nice people do exist!
Post: RE: Nice people do exist!

Awesome! And I have a seemingly weird question: how did Andre pronounce her name? ANDre or AHNdre?
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 447 April 27th, 2021, 05:38 PM
    Thread: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster movies
Post: RE: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster mo...

If I'm not mistaken, that movie poster for Witch World has been around for a few years. Seems to me I asked LotsaWatts about it once. Also, Michael wrote about it here: https://www.sf-fandom.com/main/...
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 971 December 24th, 2020, 12:01 AM
    Thread: Here's a nice find
Post: RE: Here's a nice find

How in the world did you find it? I can't find anything about it? I did add it to Goodreads.com.
Taliesin Andre Norton 6 727 February 13th, 2020, 09:26 PM
    Thread: Here's a nice find
Post: RE: Here's a nice find

Very cool! Is the cover color or grayscale?
Taliesin Andre Norton 6 727 February 13th, 2020, 04:01 PM
    Thread: The Russians Are Coming!, The Russians are Coming!!
Post: RE: The Russians Are Coming!, The Russians are Com...

Having sent you much of that info before from that website, I understand the undertaking. It can be bewildering with all of the anthologies/omnibuses, and adding to it a language that doesn't use our ...
Taliesin Andre Norton 3 428 November 28th, 2019, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Forerunners question
Post: Forerunners question

Thanks, Jay! Looking forward to reading this. I just finished Postmarked the Stars, and I've been enjoying these books. I'd never read them before.
Taliesin Andre Norton 22 1,342 May 20th, 2019, 07:55 PM
    Thread: Forerunners question
Post: Forerunners question

I'm curious if anyone knows what books have mentions of the Forerunners. Obviously Forerunner and Forerunner: The Second Venture. I'm been reading the Solar Queen series and I know they were mentioned...
Taliesin Andre Norton 22 1,342 May 18th, 2019, 06:22 PM
    Thread: Some very sad news for SF Fandom: Andre Norton: Forum readers.
Post: Some very sad news for SF Fandom: Andre Norton: Fo...

I'm very sorry to hear this. I was thinking about him fairly recently and wondering how he was doing. Jay, were you thinking of some kind of GoFundMe so we can send donations, or something else? Mik...
Taliesin Andre Norton 14 2,285 March 18th, 2019, 04:48 PM
    Thread: Witch World Wonderings
Post: Witch World Wonderings

If I understand correctly, what Indagare is proposing is a book about (i.e. discussing) the timeline in Witch World. So the question becomes, does the estate have rights over a book about Andre's work...
Taliesin Andre Norton 19 1,101 March 6th, 2019, 04:28 PM
    Thread: Cover is NOT a Cover
Post: Cover is NOT a Cover

I like some of these a lot: Key Out of Time, Postmarked the Stars, Star Gate, Zarsthor's Bane (which I've seen on DeviantArt). Some are okay: Web of the Witch World, High Sorcery. One I hate: Year o...
Taliesin Andre Norton 9 547 February 22nd, 2019, 05:28 PM
    Thread: Horn Crown SFBC printings
Post: Horn Crown SFBC printings

I found this discussion/explanation of gutter codes on ISFDB.org: http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/index.php/Gutter_Codes
Taliesin Andre Norton 4 475 August 15th, 2018, 11:50 AM
    Thread: Horn Crown SFBC printings
Post: Horn Crown SFBC printings

I'm going through my collection with a finer tooth comb to identify what printings I have. This afternoon I discovered something interesting. ISFDB.org says the first printing of the hard cover editio...
Taliesin Andre Norton 4 475 August 7th, 2018, 07:30 PM
    Thread: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea
Post: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea

And note that Alon is a foster-son, not a biological son.
Taliesin Andre Norton 20 1,265 May 16th, 2018, 07:56 PM
    Thread: What are these?
Post: What are these?

From a librarian's perspective: These look like paperbacks that were bound into one cover, although who knows why. In the past I used to have worn library books rebound, but they end up with ugly plai...
Taliesin Andre Norton 6 485 April 10th, 2018, 07:55 PM
    Thread: Witch World needs your help!
Post: Witch World needs your help!

Irene Wrote:If I grab WITCH WORLD will that have Kolder? They're most prominent in Witch World and Web of the Witch World.
Taliesin Andre Norton 15 1,623 January 18th, 2018, 02:37 PM
    Thread: Witch World needs your help!
Post: Witch World needs your help!

The closest to what I envision is #3, but without the ridges on the head. Body type #6. I've always pictured them as very human looking, but with large, bald heads. Definitely not the insect-like vers...
Taliesin Andre Norton 15 1,623 January 16th, 2018, 06:01 PM
    Thread: Piracy of Andre's books
Post: Piracy of Andre's books

Through Slashdot today I read an article by the SFWA regarding entire books being scanned by the Internet Archive and OpenLibrary (http://www.sfwa.org/2018/01/infringement-alert/). I went to the link ...
Taliesin Andre Norton 3 625 January 14th, 2018, 07:42 PM
    Thread: Score!
Post: Score!

398.2 is the Dewey decimal number for myths and legends. One could certainly make the case for Huon to be a legendary character, and if I remember correctly Andre's story is based on "Huon de Bordeaux...
Taliesin Andre Norton 19 839 January 14th, 2018, 07:09 PM
    Thread: Paul Goode update
Post: Paul Goode update

That's a wonderful idea, Irene. Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 10 958 December 10th, 2017, 04:10 PM
    Thread: 'Ware Hawk discussion
Post: 'Ware Hawk discussion

I'm kind of disappointed that she's only doing one more Witch World novel. Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 1 423 September 30th, 2017, 04:18 PM
    Thread: Year Of The Unicorn discussion
Post: Year Of The Unicorn discussion

Judith also did a post on Gryphon's Eyrie that we missed posting: http://www.tor.com/2017/07/03/always-com...ons-eyrie/ Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 2 576 July 28th, 2017, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Gryphon in Glory Discussion
Post: Gryphon in Glory Discussion

Just happened to randomly check.
Taliesin Andre Norton 2 478 June 21st, 2017, 12:31 PM
    Thread: Gryphon in Glory Discussion
Post: Gryphon in Glory Discussion

Judith Tarr continues her discussion of Witch World novels with Gryphon in Glory: http://www.tor.com/2017/06/19/pride-and-...ore-271708 I'm enjoying these essays, even if I don't always agree.
Taliesin Andre Norton 2 478 June 20th, 2017, 12:41 PM
    Thread: Forum question
Post: Forum question

How does one go about changing the descriptor that's displayed under my user name in posts (ex. new member, member, chatter, administrator, etc.). I've been a member since 2009 but I still display as ...
Taliesin Andre Norton 7 752 May 28th, 2017, 02:09 PM
    Thread: Sorceress Of The Witch World discussion
Post: Sorceress Of The Witch World discussion

I've been enjoying these essays. Look forward to reading more of them.
Taliesin Andre Norton 5 782 May 27th, 2017, 12:07 PM
    Thread: Gateway Andre Norton
Post: Gateway Andre Norton

My intro to Andre was in the late 1960s. I can't remember for sure, but it was either Star Born or Moon of Three Rings. And like you, Paul, I own the very ex-library copies I read as a child, along wi...
Taliesin Andre Norton 6 674 December 7th, 2016, 08:10 PM
    Thread: Books, Books everywhere and not a thing to read
Post: Books, Books everywhere and not a thing to read

No to the math; just wondering. I was thinking 100 feet of bookcases would be approaching my high school library where I'm the librarian. I have roughly 27 feet of bookcases, which translates to abou...
Taliesin Andre Norton 18 1,092 July 19th, 2016, 10:00 AM
    Thread: Books, Books everywhere and not a thing to read
Post: Books, Books everywhere and not a thing to read

Irene Wrote:I once calculated that I had 100 linear feet of book cases. 100 linear feet of cases, or 100 linear feet of shelving? Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 18 1,092 July 19th, 2016, 09:10 AM
    Thread: First Three Witch World Novels available as digital media.
Post: First Three Witch World Novels available as digita...

Very nice. Who did the artwork? Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 20 1,399 June 2nd, 2016, 07:51 PM