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Sir Terence David John "Terry" Pratchett, OBE (born 28 April 1948) is an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for the Discworld series of about 40 volumes. Pratchett's first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971, and since his first Discworld novel (The Colour of Magic) was published in 1983, he has written two books a year on average. His Discworld book, Snuff, was at the time of its release the third-fastest-selling hardback adult-audience novel since records began in the United Kingdom, selling 55,000 copies in the first three days.
Pratchett was the UK's best-selling author of the 1990s, and has sold over 85 million books worldwide in 37 languages. He is currently the second most-read writer in the UK, and seventh most-read non-US author in the US.
Pratchett was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1998 and was knighted for services to literature in the 2009 New Year Honours. In 2001 he won the annual Carnegie Medal for The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, the first Discworld book marketed for children. He received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2010.
In December 2007, Pratchett announced that he was suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Subsequently he made a substantial public donation to the Alzheimer's Research Trust, and filmed a programme chronicling his experiences with the disease for the BBC.
Pratchett was born in 1948 in Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire, England, the only child of David and Eileen Pratchett, of Hay-on-Wye. His family moved to Bridgwater, Somerset briefly in 1957, following which he passed his eleven plus exam in 1959, earning him a place in John Hampden Grammar School. Pratchett described himself as a "non-descript student" and, in his Who's Who entry, credits his education to the Beaconsfield Public Library.
His early interests included astronomy; he collected Brooke Bond tea cards about space, owned a telescope

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There’s got to be that figurine

Being a Terry Pratchett fan the whole subject of that figurine brings to mind two of Mr Pratchett’s characters discussing what constitutes art and what is just plain rudery. According to them, that if “there’s urns or a cherub in it then it’s art”.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:22 am

Susquehanna Valley Derby Vixens Honored Team Member's Grandmother With Alzheimer's Society Donation

A donation was made to Alzheimer's Society in Kitty's name. The charity was supported by Best Selling Author Terry Pratchett, who was also afflicted with the disease, and a favorite of Jerrod and other team members. Pratchett once wrote, “No one is ...
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:31 pm

We need to talk about how assisted dying affects doctors

When Terry Pratchett discussed the bill to make assisted dying legal in the UK once again he discussed it in terms of ‘having one’s life ended by gentle medical means’. ‘Hospitals don’t want to be seen as death factories’ But this raises the ...
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:11 pm
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