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Neil Gaiman To Adapt Terry Pratchett Collaboration 'Good Omens' For Television

Neil Gaiman will be adapting Good Omens, the 1990 novel he co-authored with Terry Pratchett for television after all, after receiving his late friend’s blessing. Gaiman had initially started work on the project in 2011,...

Neil Gaiman: 'Terry Pratchett Wanted Different Novel Ending'

The sci-fi writer passed away in March (15) aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, and his last book, The Shepherd's Crown, the 41st installment in his Discworld series, was released...

Terry Pratchett's Final Book Set For Posthumous Release

The sci-fi writer passed away on 12 March (15) after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, and his publishers have now announced Pratchett's last novel was finished prior to the tragedy and is...

Legendary Fantasy Author Sir Terry Pratchett Dies Aged 66

Sir Terry Pratchett, the renowned author of several fantasy novels, has died at the age of 66. He died at his home surrounding by his family, eight years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Pratchett’s...

Author Terry Pratchett Dies

The writer, best known for his Discworld books, spent years battling Alzheimer's disease and he passed away at his home on Thursday (12Mar15), according to a statement released by his publishers. Larry...

Leading Authors Slam U.k. Leader Over Christian Claims In Open Letter

Leading authors Sir Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman are among the notable figures who have signed an open letter to U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron in protest after the politician branded Britain a "Christian country".Cameron...

International Emmy Awards British Winners Include Black Mirror And Terry Pratchett Documentary

The International Emmy Awards is a celebration of the best television made outside of the USA. This year, Brits won just two awards, which included Best Documentary for Terry Pratchett's 'Choosing to Die', and Charlie...

Terry Pratchett Suffers Heart Scare In New York

British author Sir Terry Pratchett almost died in the back seat of a New York taxi after collapsing from a heart condition earlier this month (Nov12).The Discworld novelist, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, was midway...

Fantasy Novelist Pratchett To Be A Sir

Author TERRY PRATCHETT has been left "totally astonished" after receiving a knighthood in the British New Year Honours list. The writer, best known for his Discworld series of comic fantasy novels, has been awarded the...

Pratchett Slams U.k Government Over Limited Drug

Beloved British author TERRY PRATCHETT has criticised a decision by the U.K. government to limit the use of a drug which helps the later stages of Alzheimer's disease. The writer, 59, - who announced he...

Author Pratchett Considers Euthanasia

Beloved British author TERRY PRATCHETT has refused to rule out euthanasia as he battles Alzheimer's disease. The writer, 59, - who announced he was suffering from a rare form of the disease in December (07)...

Terry Pratchett Pledges $1 Million To Alzheimer's Research

Author Terry Pratchett has donated $1 million (491,000) to help research into Alzheimer's disease, which he was diagnosed with in December.The Discworld writer said he intends to "scream and harangue while there is time" about...

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Author Pratchett Donates $1 Million To Alzheimer's Research

British author TERRY PRATCHETT has vowed to pledge $1 million (GBP500,000) for research into Alzheimer's disease. The writer, 59, announced he was suffering from a rare form of Alzheimer's disease in December (07). But Pratchett...

Author Pratchett Diagnosed With Alzheimer's

Beloved British author TERRY PRATCHETT is suffering from a rare form of Alzheimer's disease. The writer, 59, shocked fans with the revelation about his illness on Wednesday (12Dec07), after posting the news on the website...

Rowling Named Greatest Living British Author

HARRY POTTER creator JK ROWLING has been named the greatest living British author, beating heavyweight novelists including SALMAN RUSHDIE and IAN MCEWAN to the honour. Rowling received three times as many votes as second place...

Gilliam Stunned By Lack Of Interest In Depp/williams Film

Movie maverick TERRY GILLIAM is amazed that a planned movie starring JOHNNY DEPP and ROBIN WILLIAMS is still on the shelf - because American investors can't raise $15 million (GBP8.3 million). The former MONTY...

Pratchett Attacks Rowling For Marginalising Other Writers

Author TERRY PRATCHETT has accused JK ROWLING of unfairly stealing the limelight from other fantasy writers with her increasingly popular HARRY POTTER books. Pratchett is furious that bestselling writers like himself are being marginalised,...

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