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									Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
A beloved British author who genre-jumps from humorous fantasy to science fiction to young adult books, Terry Pratchett is perhaps best known for his series of novels set in the fantastical setting of Discworld.

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Fact File

Name:
Terry Pratchett
Current Home:
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Date of Birth:
April 28, 1948
Place of Birth:
Beaconsfield, Bucks, England
Education:
Four honorary degrees in literature from the universities of Portsmouth, Bristol, Bath and Warwick





Pratchett's Latest

Selected Works

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								Making Money, Author: 
								Terry Pratchett .

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Making Money
by Terry Pratchett
Moist von Lipwig, condemned prisoner turned postal worker extraordinaire (Going Postal) is back! Except this time he's been put in charge of a different branch of the government: he's responsible for overseeing the printing of Ankh-Morpork's first paper currency. Filled with Pratchett's usual sharp wit, keen social commentary, and sagacious observations, Making Money is another highly anticipated volume in the internationally bestselling Discworld canon.
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								Monstrous Regiment, Author: 
								Terry Pratchett.
*  Dark Side Of The Sun (1976)
*  Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (1990)
*  Moving Pictures (1992)
*  The Fifth Elephant (2000)
*  Thief of Time (2001)
*  A Hat Full of Sky (2004)
*  Going Postal (2004)
*  Only You Can Save Mankind (2005)
*  Wintersmith (2006)
*  Making Money (2007)

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A Writer's Rituals

"The only superstition I have is that I must start a new book on the same day that I finish the last one, even if it’s just a few notes in a file," Pratchett revealed to us in our exclusive interview. "I dread not having work in progress."



An Early Influence

Pratchett's Reading Recommendations

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								The Wind in the Willows, Author: 
								Kenneth Grahame.

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The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame
In our interview, Pratchett said that this classic tale featuring the adventures of timid Mole, cheerful Rat, reclusive Badger, and boastful Toad "was the first book I read for pleasure rather than as a school chore. It got me reading -- within a week, I was haunting the local library," he fondly recalls.

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								The Origin of Species (Barnes & Noble Classics Series), Author: 
								Charles Darwin.

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The Origin of Species (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
by Charles Darwin
Pratchett told us that Darwin's classic work "changed my life when I read it at age 13. It was better than science fiction! It showed me that the world was a far more wonderful and interesting place than I’d suspected." Read our interview to learn more about Pratchett's all-time favorite reads, including:

*Roughing It  by Mark Twain
*Three Men in a Boat  by Jerome K. Jerome
*The Evolution Man  by Roy Lewis
*The Specialist  by Charles Sale
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