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  Anonymous (mostly) – The Astral Leauge Dossier (the infamous Leauge and JLAS flyers)

  Frank Arnold – The Frank Arnold Papers (collected nonfiction edited by Rob Hansen)

  James Bacon – WorldConNomicon (2004 TAFF trip report)

  Ron Bennett – Colonial Excursion (1958 TAFF trip report)

  Ron Bennett (editor) – The Complete Skyrack (All 96 issues 1959-1971)

  Eric Bentcliffe – Epitaff (1960 TAFF trip report)

  John Berry – The Goon Omnibus (Goon Defective Agency fanfiction)

  Claire Brialey and Mark Plummer (editors) – A TAFF Guide to Beer (in celebration of the 2019 eastbound TAFF race)

  John Brosnan and Leroy Kettle – The Dirty Movie Book (no-holds-barred cinematic humour)

  John Brosnan – You Only Live Once (collected fan writing)

  Algis Budrys – A Budrys Miscellany: Occasional Writing 1960-2000 (uncollected material)

  H. Ken Bulmer – TAFF Tales (1955 TAFF trip report)

  Charles Burbee – The Incompleat Burbee (1958 Festschrift of his fanwriting)

  Charles Burbee – The Incompleat Burbee Volume 2 (1996 Festschrift of his fanwriting)

  John Carnell (original editor) – New Worlds Profiles (collected mini-biographies and personal opinions of New Worlds contributors, 1952-1963)

  Terry Carr – Fandom Harvest (some of his best fanwriting)

  Terry Carr – Fandom Harvest II (a great deal more of his best fanwriting)

  Graham Charnock (editor) – Running Amok in the Fun Factory (UK convention reports)

  A. Vincent Clarke – Ex-Inchmery Fan Diary (1960 confessional)

  A. Vincent Clarke – A Vince Clarke Treasury (collected fan writing)

  John Coxon – Best. Trip. Ever. (2011 TAFF trip report)

  Ron Ellik – The Squirrel's Tale (1962 TAFF trip report)

  Chris Evans (editor) – Conspiracy Theories (1987 symposium)

  R. Lionel Fanthorpe – Down the Badger Hole (showcase with bibliography by Debbie Cross)

  Don Ford – TAFF Baedeker (1960 TAFF trip report)

  Chris Garcia – Rockets Across the Waters (2008 TAFF trip report)

  Jeanne Gomoll – TAFForensic Report (1987 TAFF Trip Report)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – 1957: The First UK Worldcon (fan history)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – 1965: The Second UK Worldcon (fan history)

  Rob Hansen – American Trips (post-TAFF US trip reports 1986-2012)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – Beyond Fandom: Fans, Culture & Politics in the 20th Century (fan history/biography)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – Bixelstrasse: The SF Fan Community of 1940s Los Angeles (fan history)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – British SF Conventions: Volume 1 1937-1951 (reports and contemporary reactions with commentary)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – British SF Conventions: Volume 2 1952-1957 (reports and contemporary reactions with commentary)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – Challenging Moskowitz (fan reactions to The Immortal Storm)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – Faan Fiction 1930-2020: an exploration (UK-based anthology/critique)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – Generation Femizine (the rise of female UK fandom)

  Rob Hansen (editor) – Homefront: Fandom in the UK 1939-1945 (wartime reportage)

  Rob Hansen – On the TAFF Trail (1984 TAFF trip report)

  Rob Hansen – The Reaffirmation (“pseudo-sequel” to The Enchanted Duplicator)

  Rob Hansen and Vince Clarke (editors) – THEN Again: A UK Fanhistory Reader (as told by the history makers)

  Chuck Harris – Creative Random Harris (Fanwriting from 1952 to the 1990s)

  “Harry Hurstmonceaux and Cyril Faversham” – The Complete Harrison (Exploits of Sir William Makepeace Harrison)

  Rob Jackson (editor) – Tyne Capsule (Gannetfandom fanthology first published 2015)

  Leroy Kettle – True Rat: The Beast of Leroy Kettle (his best fanwriting)

  Francis T. Laney – Ah! Sweet Idiocy! (1948 memoir and polemic about Los Angeles SF Society)

  Francis T. Laney – Ah! Sweet Laney! (2007 selection of his best fanwriting)

  David Langford (editor) – Ansible First Series 1979-1987 (issues 1-50)

  David Langford (editor) – Ansible Second Series 1991-2000 (issues 51-161)

  David Langford (editor) – Ansible Second Series 2001-2010 (issues 162-281)

  David Langford (editor) – Ansible Second Series 2011-2020 (issues 282-401)

  David Langford – Don't Try This At Home (Langford convention reports 1976-2014)

  David Langford (editor) – TAFF Trip Report Anthology (unfinished reports)

  David Langford – The TransAtlantic Hearing Aid (1980 TAFF trip report)

  David Langford (editor) – Wrath of the Fanglord (1998 personal fanthology)

  Ethel Lindsay – The Lindsay Report (1962 TAFF trip report)

  Robert A. Madle – A Fake Fan in London (1975 TAFF trip report)

  Sue Mason – Into the Wide Purple Yonger (2000 TAFF trip report)

  Archie Mercer – The Meadows of Fantasy (humorous novel of fandom from 1965)

  Len and June Moffatt – The Moffatt House Abroad (1973 TAFF report)

  Jacq Monahan – Same Planet Different World (2012 TAFF Report)

  Jim Mowatt – Wherever I Lay My Hat! (2013 TAFF report)

  Vincent Omniaveritas (editor) – The Complete Cheap Truth (Bruce Sterling's 1980s "samizdat" fanzine)

  Ella Parker – The Compact Ella Parker (selected fanwriting 1958-1964)

  Ella Parker – The Harpy Stateside (1961 US trip report)

  Greg Pickersgill – Can't Get Off the Island (selected fanwriting 1970-2005)

  Charles Platt (editor) – The Complete Patchin Review (controversial 1981-1985 critical journal)

  Anna Raftery – Cuttlefish and Cake (2016 TAFF trip report with MP3)

  Peter Roberts et al (editors) – The Complete Checkpoint (all 111 issues 1969-1979)

  Peter Roberts – New Routes in America (1977 TAFF trip report)

  Bob Shaw – The Full Glass Bushel (all the Hyphen articles)

  Bob Shaw – The Serious Scientific Talks (as delivered at many conventions)

  Bob Shaw – Slow Pint Glass (miscellaneous fanwriting 1951-1996)

  D.R. Smith – The Road to Fame (early UK fan fiction from the 1940s)

  Kevin Smith – Nothing: A TAFF Trip to America, 1982 (published on the author's website)

  Stephanie A. Smith and Jeanne Gomoll (editors) – Remembering Vonda (memories of Vonda N. McIntyre)

  Bill (William F.) Temple – Temple at the Bar (Fanzine writing)

  Jim Theis – The Eye of Argon (1970 fanfiction “classic”)

  Arthur Thomson (Atom) – Atom Abroad (1964 TAFF trip report)

  Suzanne Tompkins – Jerry’s Suzle’s 2005 TAFF Trip Report (2005 report written with Jerry Kaufman)

  Martin Tudor – Have Bag, Will Travel (1996 TAFF trip report)

  Tobes Valois – Tobes TAFF Ting (2002 TAFF trip report)

  Harry Warner Jr – All Our Yesterdays: The Fanzine Columns (first collected 1991 by Chuck Connor)

  D. West – Deliverance (his second major fanwriting collection)

  D. West – Fanzines in Theory and in Practice (major fanwriting collection)

  Walt Willis and James White – Beyond the Enchanted Duplicator (sequel to The Enchanted Duplicator)

  Walt Willis and Bob Shaw – The Enchanted Duplicator (1954 fanfiction classic)

  Walt Willis – Fanorama (Nebula columns on fandom)

  Walt Willis – The Harp at Chicon (1952 trip report classic, short version)

  Walt Willis – The Harp in England (All his reports on British conventions)

  Walt Willis – The Harp Remembered (Early, autobiographical, miscellaneous and newly collected writing)

  Walt Willis – The Harp Stateside (1952 trip report classic, revised and much expanded)

  Walt Willis – The Harp That Once or Twice (The famous 1951-1969 fanzine column)

  Walt Willis (editor) – Hyphen 37 (the famous 1987 revival issue)

  Walt Willis – I Remember Me and Other Narratives (Articles and essays from Mimosa 1998-2000)

  Walt Willis – Willis Discovers America (collected shorter fan fiction)

  Walt and Madeleine Willis – TAWF Times Two (1962 Tenth Anniversary Willis Fund trip reports)

  Walt Willis – The Willis Papers (fanzine articles 1948-1959)