October 19th, 2011
Snuff – the newly published Discworld novel – has been shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards 2011.
The novel, which is the 39th book in the series and Terry’s 50th overall, is in the Popular Fiction Book of the Year category and finds itself up against recent publications from the likes of Joanna Trollope, Matt Haig and Dawn French.
The winners will be revealed on 4th November at a ceremony at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in west London, which will be hosted by comedian Dara O’Briain. The event will be staged and filmed by Cactus TV, with a series of six programmes about the awards to be screened between 13th November and 17th December on More4.
Popular Fiction Book of the Year
A Tiny Bit Marvellous Dawn French (Michael Joseph)
Daughters-in-Law Joanna Trollope (Doubleday)
Gillespie and I Jane Harris (Faber and Faber)
My Last Duchess Daisy Goodwin (Headline Review)
Snuff Terry Pratchett (Doubleday)
The Radleys Matt Haig (Canongate Books)
For more information on the awards and to see the shortlists for each category, visit GalaxyNationalBookAwards.com