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Headline acquires two tie-in books for Gaiman's Good Omens TV series

Headline has acquired two books to tie-in with a new TV series based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett exhibition raises £20k for charity

A book accompanying the "Terry Pratchett: HisWorld" exhibition at Salisbury Museum has raised £20,000 for Bath-based dementia charity RICE (The Research Institute for the Care of Older People). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV series for Terry Pratchett's City Watch novels

Terry Pratchett's City Watch series, an eight-strong subset of the late author's 41 Discworld books, is being adapted by BBC Studios for a new television series called "The Watch". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett's unfinished works crushed by steamroller

Sir Terry Pratchett's unfinished books have been crushed by a steamroller in accordance with the late fantasy author's wishes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett documentary to air on BBC next month

The BBC plans to air a “poignant and humorous” documentary about author Sir Terry Pratchett as well an Imagine programme on Maya Angelou. A 50-minute documentary entitled "Terry Pratchett: Back in Black" will run in early to mid February (yet to be confirmed), telling the bestselling author’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pratchett's Wee Free Men to become film

The Jim Henson Company is producing a film adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s The Wee Free Men novel, with the screenplay written by Rhianna Pratchett, the late author’s daughter. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett short story collection coming this summer

Penguin Random House Children’s will this summer publish a second collection of short stories from Terry Pratchett. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spoiler alert: this article says why Terry Pratchett review didn’t have a warning | Open door | Claire Armitstead

If we add an alert to one review, what about the others? Readers have different sensitivities; who is to say which details may spoil a book for any one of them?Readers hate spoilers, and one of the sacred duties of the literary editor is to make sure they don’t happen – or if they do, that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers anticipate Spider's Web and Shepherd's Crown releases

Bookshops are gearing up for a mini Super Thursday today (27th August) following the release of two big hitting titles – the fourth installment of the Millennium series, The Girl in the Spider’s Web (MacLehose Press), and Terry Pratchett’s last book The Shepherd’s Crown (Doubleday Children’s). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why do books still exist, asks a teenager

When you think about it, it’s kind of weird that we still have books in our technologically advanced society. But they’re here to stay, argues teen site member Orli Books STILL exist. Weird, isn’t it? Why do books still exist? It sounds like a novel in itself: books overcoming the odds, beating... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tickets for Waterstones Pratchett event sell out fast

Tickets for Waterstones Piccadilly’s midnight opening for the launch of Terry Pratchett’s final Discworld novel The Shepherd’s Crown have sold out, only hours after going on sale.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tickets for release of Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel snapped up

The Shepherd’s Crown, the 41st in the late author’s Discworld series, to be launched with a midnight reading on 26 AugustTerry Pratchett’s legions of fans took just minutes to snap up tickets to a midnight bookshop opening in London that will mark the official release of the late author’s final... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midnight opening for final Discworld novel

Waterstones Piccadilly will later this month host a midnight opening to mark the publication of Terry Pratchett’s final Discworld novel, The Shepherd’s Crown (Penguin Random House). During the event, which will take place on the evening of 26th August (leading into publication on the 27th) fans... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pratchett's daughter rules out Discworld follow-ons

Terry Pratchett’s daughter has said she does not intend to write any Discworld novels, or give “anyone else permission to do so”. The legendary fantasy writer died in March this year at the age of 66. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s. Pratchett finished writing the 41st book of his... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett: Here's what we know about his upcoming book

The upcoming book by Pratchett, who died recently, will reportedly be titled 'The Shepherd's Crown' and center on a familiar character. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett, acclaimed fantasy author, dies

Pratchett is the author of such works as 'Wyrd Sisters,' 'Night Watch,' and 'The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents.' He was knighted in 2009 and was the bestselling author in the United Kingdom in the 1990s. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Terry Pratchett

Award-winning British fantasy author Terry Pratchett, creator of more than 70 books, including the long-running Discworld series, died on March 12 at his home following complications from a chest infection. He was 66. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pratchett wins Wodehouse Prize

Terry Pratchett has won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction after being... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pratchett to unveil Dodger in packed 2012

Transworld is pulling out all the stops for one of its biggest stars, Terry Pratchett, as a busy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA: retailers must "abide by" embargoes

Written By: Philip Stone and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 09:00 The Booksellers Association has said retailers must respect publishers' embargoed release dates, after it emerged pre-embargo sales of Martina Cole's The Faithless (Headline) cost her the number one spot... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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