Category Archives: Books

Swancon 14, Programme book — a summary

Descriptions and transcriptions by Anna Hepworth. As ever, typos faithfully replicated, and layouts and formats approximated only as much as can be done with trivial amounts of html. The Programme Book for Swancon 14 was 48 pages (plus yellowish card … Continue reading

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Swancon Twenty3 – 04 Video Programme

This booklet is in keeping with the rest of the series, A4 folded to A5 and stapled along the spine, yellow cover with black writing and textured graphic. Inside there are effectively 15 pages of short summaries of films and … Continue reading

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SwanCon 21 – Souvenir book – summary

The SwanCon 21–Festival of the Imagination souvenir book is an understated ~A4 perfect bound book with black cover and dark grey stripe down the middle of the front cover. A lighter grey copy of the somewhat mosquito-esque logo is towards … Continue reading

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FANDATA Publications 1995 Post Card Pack Part 1

Now this is a cute idea. It is a book of postcards which are 9.2 cm high by 21.6cm wide including the end stubs (vendor business card) that connect them into the booklet. It comes from America but I found … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – Posh Nosh

Being page 31 of the SwanCon XI Con Book. Transcription by Anna Hepworth, with all variations faithfully reproduced. Whilst visiting Perth, why not try some of Perth’s better restaurants, many of which have not only an interantional flavour but also … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 (1993) Souvenir Book – The Best Bits

by Chris Creagh  The first page contains words from the Con Chair (Dave Luckett): For reasons that nobody can ever explain, words from the Con Chair have always been thought essential for the Program book of a SwanCon. I don’t … Continue reading

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Where are they now? – George Turner Shortlist – 2000

by Elaine Walker 2000 was the final year that the George Turner appears to have been awarded. So a final look at what has happened to the nominees of this prize since then. The nominations for that year were: Spook … Continue reading

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Where are they now – George Turner Shortlist, 1999

by Doug Burbidge Continuing the theme, here’s a roundup of what the web knows about the 1999 George Turner shortlist authors. Maxine McArthur won in 1999. Her winning novel was duly published in that year; and a second and third … Continue reading

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MU(SF)2F

by Chris Creagh Murdoch University has a large collection of SF related works. There are thousands of books on the shelves in the main part of the library. In the basement there is a book-film tie in collection with around … Continue reading

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Free e-Books?

by Chris & Elaine Would you like to read Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)? Original text and non-dusty? Then toddle off to the Project Gutenberg Australia site. If you can’t find what you want there then try the American Project Gutenberg … Continue reading

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