Financial Times: Obituary

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March 26th, 2015

Sir Terry Pratchett

Of gods and men   WHEN he was knighted in 2009, Terry Pratchett made a sword. It was the natural accoutrement for a man who, without one, resembled an amiable wizard kitted out by a Houston department store. With a little help from friends, he dug 80 kilos of iron ore from a convenient field [...]

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Stephen Baxter Remembers Sir Terry Pratchett

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March 17th, 2015

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Even in failing health, the author was brimful of ideas for new books, writes his Long Earth collaborator, Stephen Baxter Terry Pratchett and I started work on our science fiction series, The Long Earth, in the spring of 2010. It came out of a dinner-party conversation. We’d known each other for nearly 20 years, and [...]

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Terry Pratchett will live on in a touching piece of internet code

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March 17th, 2015

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Terry Pratchett will ‘live on in the clacks’ thanks to fans’ programming code ‘GNU Terry Pratchett’, a charming internet tribute to the late Discworld author, reworks his telegraph idea from Going Postal   Terry Pratchett, who died last week at the age of 66, will live on in people’s memory thanks to his books. But [...]

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Terry Pratchett’s final Discworld book will be a Tiffany Aching novel

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March 17th, 2015

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Young adult novel The Shepherd’s Crown, plus a new book in the SF Long Earth series, are set to be the final additions to the late author’s literary career. The late Terry Pratchett will take his fans on one more trip to Discworld, with a final novel set in his fantasy universe, The Shepherd’s Crown. [...]

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Announcement: Sir Terry Pratchett

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March 11th, 2015

Sir Terry Pratchett

    It is with immeasurable sadness that we announce that author Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66.   Larry Finlay, MD at Transworld Publishers:   “I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died. The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds.   In over [...]

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The Long Utopia

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March 10th, 2015

The Long Utopia

These special early proof copies of The Long Utopia have just arrived in the office. The fourth in Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett’s Long Earth trilogy will be out in hardback on June 18th.   2045-2059. After the cataclysmic upheavals of Step Day and the Yellowstone eruption humanity is spreading further into the Long Earth, [...]

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The Colour of Magic on Radio 4′s A Good Read

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March 2nd, 2015

The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic has been chosen by Katharine Whitehorn as one of her favourite books and it’s going to feature in the next series of A Good Read on BBC Radio 4. The program will air on 3rd March, 4:30pm GMT. Read more details over on BBC Radio 4′s website.

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