Don't Panic: The Official Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Companion by Neil Gaiman
Douglas Adams first introduced Earthlings to the phenomenal bestseller from the great publishing houses of Ursa Minor-- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy-- in the first volume of his own hilarious Hitchhiker Trilogy. Now Neil Gaiman brings us Don't Panic, the outrageous chronicle of the Earthly existence of the Trilogy as radio series, books, television series, stage plays, records, film, computer games and, naturally, towels. Don't Panic also gives us the life and times of Douglas Adams, from unorthodox youth to international hitchhiker/ chicken shed cleaner to intergalactic mega-star! It's all here: Never-before-published excerpts from Hitchhiker radio scripts. Douglas Adams' early work with Monty Python, Dr. Who, and Snow Seven and the White Dwarfs The real-life models for Marvin the Paranoid Android, Ford Prefect, and Zaphod Beeblebrox The real reason that Arthur Dent wears a bathrobe, and more! So grab a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, settle back and... DON'T PANIC!
Originally from England, Neil Gaiman now calls the United States home. He is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels—including Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods and Coraline—as well as the Sandman series of graphic novels. His work has been honored with many awards internationally, including the Newbery and Carnegie Medals as well as the Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards.
Date of Birth:
November 10, 1960
Place of Birth:
Attended Ardingly College Junior School, 1970-74, and Whitgift School, 1974-77