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A crowning glory for Sir Terry Pratchett

2nd September 2015
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We’re delighted to report that the final Discworld novel by Sir Terry Pratchett, The Shepherd’s Crown, has rocketed straight to the #1 spot in Nielsen BookScan’s chart, selling 52,846 copies in its first week. This is Sir Terry’s tenth British Number One, and a wonderfully fitting tribute to the beloved writer’s final work. Fans queued from midnight to buy their…

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Shepherd’s Crown launch event success

27th August 2015
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The publication of THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN, the final Discworld novel by renowned author Terry Pratchett, was celebrated last night with a midnight opening and first UK reading by Terry’s close friend and personal assistant, Rob Wilkins and his long-standing colleague Stephen Briggs at Waterstones’ flagship store in Piccadilly, London. 200 Pratchett fans were invited to attend the glittering event and…

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Midnight opening and first reading of Shepherd’s Crown

7th August 2015
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Waterstones Piccadilly marks final Discworld novel with midnight opening and first UK reading. 7th August 2015 – London The publication of THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN, the final Discworld novel by beloved author Terry Pratchett, will be celebrated with a midnight opening and first UK reading at Waterstones’ flagship shop in Piccadilly, London on Wednesday 26th August. A limited number of tickets…

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Welcome to Discworld.com!

5th August 2015
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Crivens! Our name is changing! PJSM Prints has been supplying official Discworld artwork and merchandise for over twenty years, but during that time we have grown and evolved, and we’re now about so much more than prints and cards. Today we revel in exploring every aspect of Terry Pratchett’s legendary Discworld so we’re delighted to announce that we are now…

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Salisbury Baron’s Trail

1st August 2015
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We are delighted to support the Salisbury Baron’s Charter Project, a collection of 25 stunningly decorated medieval baron sculptures, placed throughout the streets of Salisbury, sponsored by local businesses and created and painted by a wide range of artists and community groups. As you will know, Terry was very fond of his local city and he is represented in a…

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Shaking Hands with Death published

30th July 2015
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Sir Terry Pratchett gave the 34th Richard Dimbleby Lecture on BBC1 from the Royal College of Physicians in London in 2010 to a torrent of emotion. And now on 30th July, Shaking Hands With Death, Terry’s most important essay on Alzheimer’s and our right to a dignified death, will become available as a standalone book. It features a new introduction…

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Join us on Facebook

29th July 2015
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We’ve joined the folks on Facebook to celebrate Sir Terry, his works and all things Discworld! Come and join us now, we’ll keep you updated on books, films, radio, future work and all our products, offers and competitions.

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Shepherd’s Crown blurb reveal

27th June 2015
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Crivens! It’s here folks! The first blurb reveal for the upcoming Shepherd’s Crown! Read it here now, http://pjsmprints.com/ and celebrate Tiffany all over again with us. When you pre-order your signature embossed copy of The Shepherd’s Crown from PJSM Prints you will be entered into a draw to win beautifully signature embossed editions of The Wee Free Men, A Hat…

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Obituary

12th March 2015
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It is with immeasurable sadness that we announce that author Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66. Larry Finlay, MD at Transworld Publishers: “I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died. The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds. In over 70 books, Terry enriched the planet like few before him….

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Good Omens on Radio 4

27th November 2014
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More news on Good Omens coming to BBC Radio 4. The six-part adventure, will begin with a special double-bill on Monday 22nd December at 11.00pm and culminate in an apocalyptic hour-long episode on Saturday 27th December. Find out more here!

Neil Gaiman writes about Terry

25th September 2014
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Neil Gaiman, born in Hampshire, UK, now lives in the United States near Minneapolis and was friends with Terry for many years, collaborating with him several times. He writes here about Terry for the Guardian.

Slip of the Keyboard published

22nd September 2014
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Slip of the Keyboard is published this week! Terry Pratchett in his own words – a collection of writing about his life, interests, campaigns, and his writing career from early years to the present day; “Seriously funny about the weirdness of the world and humorously serious about the NHS, assisted dying and his urgent personal campaign for more research into…

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Dragons at Crumbling Castle published

11th September 2014
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Dragons at Crumbling Castle is out today! This beautifully illustrated collection of short stories by Terry, features dragons, dinosaurs, cavemen and car races! “Funny, action-packed . . . a rip-roaring read.” (The Sun) “Full of [Pratchett’s] burgeoning wit and wordplay . . . A delightful romp.” (Sunday Times) “A splendid collection . . . rumbustious, irreverent and hilarious.” (Booktrust) “A…

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Good Omens to feature on Radio 4

10th September 2014
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Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman is being dramatised for Christmas on Radio 4! The six parter will feature cameos from both authors. It will be a full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman’s celebrated apocalyptic comic novel, adapted, sound designed and co-directed by Dirk Maggs (Neverwhere, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) this…

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New book named!

8th August 2014
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At the UK Discworld Convention, it was announced that the book  Terry Pratchett is currently working on is the fifth novel in the Tiffany Aching series.

Ta-da…… The book will be called: The Shepherd’s Crown! More news soon! Excited squeals….

Terry interviewed

24th July 2014
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A fabulous interview with Terry for the Guardian Newspaper. The Discworld author shares a first look at the cover of his new children’s book Dragons at Crumbling Castle and tells us about his life as a cub reporter before he became a best selling author. You started writing the stories in Dragons at Crumbling Castle when you were 17 and…

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The Embuggerance..

3rd July 2014
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We are saddened to report that Terry has had to cancel one of his appearances this year, that of the Manchester Discworld convention later this summer, saying “the Embuggerance is finally catching up with me”. This report by the Guardian says ‘Pratchett made the announcement with what he described as “great reluctance” on the website of the International Discworld Convention,…

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The Long Mars is published

19th June 2014
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The Long Mars is officially published today! From the combined talents of the UK’s bestselling novelist and a giant of British science fiction comes the dazzling new chapter in the extraordinary and bestselling Long Earth sequence. “Here they come again, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, skipping along their quantum string of planets like giddy schoolboys – and what a joy…

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Science of Discworld IV

25th March 2014
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The Science of Discworld IV is released today in paperback!Look out for it on our website! The purpose of this book is both to entertain and educate. In having fictional sections in which observers from a very different world with a very different set of rules look with confused eyes upon the Earth (“Roundworld”), the authors are able to expand…

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