11 Most Prolific Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors of All Time

When you discover a new favorite author, you want to dive in and read all of his or her works — but sometimes, that means a paltry stack of five or six books. And then there are some authors whose output would take years to read. Here are the 11 most prolific science fiction and fantasy authors of all time. » 10/11/13 10:31am 10/11/13 10:31am

Andre Norton has a spiffy new website

The official Andre Norton website, staffed by volunteers, has been around since 2004 — but it's just gotten a major facelift. The new version is way easier to navigate and more searchable. And packed with videos of interviews as well as her appearances on convention panels. Definitely worth checking out! » 5/17/13 2:29pm 5/17/13 2:29pm

See the Andre Norton Documentary For the First Time at Dragon*Con!

There are many reasons to be excited about Dragon*Con this weekend — but now, here's one more huge reason. A new documentary about legendary author Andre Norton is premiering at the massive Atlanta convention on Friday. Here's the press release: » 8/29/12 3:40pm 8/29/12 3:40pm

Green Lantern's Not The Only One With Super-Powered Bling

Sure, Green Lantern's a fancy movie star now, with Ryan Reynolds set to play him, but the space cop with the magic ring isn't the first person to sport some bling with amazing super-powers. Here's our list of super-powered jewelry. » 7/14/09 5:08pm 7/14/09 5:08pm

Can You Come Up With A Science Fiction Book Cover Worse Than These?

Orbit Books is trying to create the worst science fiction book cover of all time — but they're up against stiff competition. Details, and a gallery of some of our fave bad covers, are below. » 7/06/09 2:12pm 7/06/09 2:12pm

Classic 1960s Pulp Cover Art Is A Collection Of Self-Portraits

This cover art for Andre Norton's Three Against The Witch World crackles with eldritch insanity - and that's before you realize that artist Harry Borgman used himself and his wife as the models. » 3/27/09 2:30pm 3/27/09 2:30pm

The Ugly Fight For Andre Norton's Legacy

"I just don't want to be forgotten."

It's what Andre Norton told people before she left this world in 2005. With an ugly dispute over her work that finally concluded in the Tennessee Court of Appeals this week, that fate was probably ensured. Norton's caretaker Sue Stewart won her appeal against Texas oncologist… » 10/18/08 3:00pm 10/18/08 3:00pm

Star Ka'at Author's Final War Has Been Settled

Good news: the battle over Andre Norton's legacy has finally been settled, and that means her unpublished books will soon be coming out. A lower court in Tennessee gave » 10/10/08 10:48am 10/10/08 10:48am Norton's biggest fan Victor Horadam control over her works, including royalties. But an appeal court overturned the ruling, giving Norton's…

Andre Norton's Legacy Becomes A Battleground

You may soon get to read some unpublished works by science fiction grandmaster Andre Norton, author of Star Born, Star Ka'at, The Cross Roads Of Time and many other SF novels. Since Norton died in 2005, her will has been tied up in court, with her caretaker and her biggest fan both claiming the rights to her… » 7/07/08 12:40pm 7/07/08 12:40pm

Andre Norton's Time Traders Series Free Online

If you grew up reading Andre Norton's 1970s YA fiction like Star Ka'at, then you'll want to cast back further into history and check out some of the novels from her Time Traders series, many of which are free online. Today, the resourceful nerds at BoingBoing linked to the third book in the Cold War series that pits… » 5/21/08 2:44pm 5/21/08 2:44pm

Every Kid in the Universe Wants a Psychic Alien Cat Friend

Recently, we talked about animal uplift stories, where non-human creatures gain human-like intelligence. Well, there's a subclass of that genre: the smart cat book. Every kid goes through a cat phase, and there's no shortage of scifi books that pander to this obsession. There are cat familiars, the Kzin of Larry… » 1/10/08 3:30pm 1/10/08 3:30pm