Discworld Collectors Edition 2012 Calendar

Terry Pratchett rethought as a philosopher in new study

December 3rd, 2014

Terry Pratchett

Two professional philosophers – and Discworld fans – have produced a volume of essays examining the author’s epistemological, moral and existential implications Philosophers looking for fresh insights into metaphysics, epistemology and ethics can add another author to their reading list, as a study reveals the philosophical issues explored in the work of Terry Pratchett. With more [...]

Sir Terry’s Editor on the Inspirations Behind ‘Raising Steam’

October 7th, 2014

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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 [...]

The New York Times Interview: By the Book

August 20th, 2014

Terry Pratchett: The New York Times

The author of the Discworld series — most recently, “Raising Steam” — read “The Wind in the Willows” and “just exploded”: “I thought to myself, This is a lie, but what a fabulous lie!” Sell us on your favorite overlooked or underappreciated writer. G. K. Chesterton. These days recognized — that is if he is [...]

Raising Steam – Free, Early Journey for One Lucky Passenger

October 10th, 2013

RAISING STEAM MACHINE – PASSENGER UPDATE: Raising Steam will be arriving at the station in under a month. To reward passengers for their ongoing patience, the Ankh-Morpork and Sto Hygienic Railway would like to offer one lucky person the chance to experience the journey before any other. For a chance to get your hands on [...]

Raising Steam – The Man Behind the Railway

September 26th, 2013

RAISING STEAM MACHINE – PASSENGER UPDATE: There are now just six weeks to go until the journey you’ve all been waiting for will commence. To reward passengers for your patience, we would like to offer you a glimpse into the world of the man behind the railway. With weekly steam levels having now reached the [...]

Raising Steam – Cover Artwork Revealed

August 6th, 2013

The jacket artwork for the UK edition of Terry’s 40th Discworld novel, Raising Steam, has been revealed today on Facebook. Visit the Facebook page to see a larger version of the jacket and to let us know what you think of it. Can You Get Your Ex Back With Law Of Attraction zp8497586rq

**BREAKING NEWS** New Discworld novel confirmed for 2013

July 6th, 2013

Some fantastic Ex Gf Got Back With Her Ex news just in! Yes, you read it correctly. There will be a brand new Discworld novel with us before the year is out. RAISING STEAM – the 40th book in the Discworld series – will be arriving on 24 October 2013. It’s no secret that Terry [...]