October 23rd, 2014
Launching today on iPad. The first update to the Discworld App for iPad featuring four new locations, new images and information to explore including the Administrative Office of the AM&SPH Railway for information on the new steam-powered train service to and from Ankh-Morpork. Download it here for £9.99.
October 7th, 2014
Suzanne Bridson, an editor at Terry Pratchett‘s publishers, shares a few Roundworld inspirations for his most recent Discworld novel, Raising Steam. Anyone who has ever read a Discworld novel knows that despite being flat, and travelling through space on the back of a giant turtle (and being inhabited by dwarfs and trolls) Terry Pratchett’s world is in [...]
October 6th, 2014
Hardback titles by the likes of John Cleese and Jacqueline Wilson go on sale in race for Christmas bestseller lists Tim Walker is expecting queues outside his family’s bookshops in Oakham and Stamford on Thursday. Other booksellers up and down the country will be hoping for a similar rush of eager readers as 315 of [...]
October 3rd, 2014
Terry Pratchett may strike many as a twinkly old elf, but that’s not him at all. Fellow sci-fi novelist Neil Gaiman on the inner rage that drives his ailing friend’s writing I want to tell you about my friend Terry Pratchett, and it’s not easy. I’m going to tell you something you may not know. [...]
September 18th, 2014
Here they are in all their glory… It’s out on October 9th! Have a peek at the book page here.
September 15th, 2014
Terry Pratchett explains how and when he wrote his new collection of short stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle… Focus on a planet revolving in space: Focus in on a small country in the northern hemisphere – Great Britain. Closer, closer… and on the western edge of London you can see the county of Buckinghamshire. Small [...]
September 12th, 2014
Our 50 BookBench sculptures are on display on the streets of London until 15 September. They will then be sold at public auction on 7 October 2014 at an exclusive event at the Southbank Centre. Tickets can be bought from the Southbank Centre box office. Proceeds will go to the National Literacy Trust, a charity [...]