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Hardcover (Trade)

Published September 2004
Hardcover (Trade) price: $23.00
Weight: 1.74

ISBN-13: 978-1-886778-55-9
ISBN-10: 1-886778-55-8
Page count: 320
Book Size: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"

With Stars in My Eyes

My Adventures in British Fandom

This text relates to the 1st edition • Hardcover (Trade)

by Peter Weston

nominated for the 2005 Hugo Award
in the Related Book Category

Interior illos by: Jim Barker, Harry Bell, Dick Bergeron, Jim Cawthorn, Vincent Di Fate, Jack Gaughan, Steve Green, Jim Groves, Mike Higgs, Dicky Howett, Eddie Jones, Ivor Latto, Riccardo Leveghi, Brian McCabe, Ken McIntyre, Bob Rickard, Andrew Stephenson, Arthur Thomson (ATom), Pam Yates, and Joseph Zajackowski

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Little Pink Slip
  • On the Threshold
  • Recruiting Station
  • Pubbing My Ish
  • Easter Brummies
  • Post-con Depression
  • Revelations!
  • Brumcon Blues   <-- Sample chapter!
  • Summer of Discontent
  • Back on Track
  • End of the Beginning
  • "Move Over Mate"
  • New Blood
  • Bitten by the Organising Bug
  • Vigilantes and Voters
  • End of Speculation
  • Weston Discovers America
  • Professional Stuff
  • Tales from the BSFG
  • Worldcons!
  • Epilogue
  • Epilogue on Epilogue
  • Appendix 1—"Where Are They Now?"
  • Appendix 2—"Speculations"
  • Photos (16)
  • Name Index

Peter Weston Fan GOH at Noreascon4


Peter Weston and Bill Burns have put together the Supplement to this book, with corrections, additions, and many more photos.

Edited by Tony Lewis
Cover art by Harry Bell
Cover design by Alice N. S. Lewis