Farewells&Memorials

‘Shaking Hands with Death’
The BBC’s 2010 Richard Dimbleby Lecture, given at the Royal Society of Medicine, London, on 1 February 2010.

UK pbk: Corgi, 30 July 2015 (978-0-552-17277-6)

German: Dem Tod die Hand reichen, trs. Gerald Jung, Manhattan, 3 October 2016 (978-3-442-54781-4)


The MMXIV Green Folio

Terry Pratchett and Rob Wilkins

1,100 copies privately printed and published by the author, given to those attending the 2014 Discworld Convention at the Palace Hotel, Manchester, 8-11 August 2014 and the 2015 Nullus Anxietas V convention in Australia. Some sold separately, the proceeds going to R.I.C.E.  Signed and/or sealed by Terry Pratchett. No ISBN.

Contents
Dedication
‘The Bifurcated Trousers of Storytelling’
‘The Skeleton in the Cavern’
‘Counterblast’
‘Terry Pratchett’ by Rob Wilkins
‘A Little Advice for Life’
‘Ode to Multiple Universes’, First published in Fantasy & Science Fiction, Oct/Nov, p. 126.


The Memorial Folio
Terry Pratchett, Rhianna Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, and Rob Wilkins

Given to all those attending the ‘Celebration of the Life and Works of Sir Terry Pratchett OBE 1948-2015’, held at the Barbican Theatre, London, on 14 April 2015. No ISBN.

Contents
Introduction by Rob Wilkins
‘The Hades Business’ . First published in Science Fantasy, August 1963.
‘Thought Progress’. First published in 20/20, May 1989.
‘Terry Pratchett’ by Neil Gaiman
‘A Word About Hats’. Original published under the title ‘It Keeps my Head Together’ in the Sunday Telegraph Review, 8 July 2001.
‘Terry Pratchett’ by Rhianna Pratchett
‘A Voice in the Darkness’. From The Shepherd’s Crown, 2015.
‘A Little Advice for Life’.


Seriously Funny: The Endlessly Quotable Terry Pratchett
Containing sections on Human Nature, Romance, Learning and Wisdom, Success, Life and Death, Animals, Religion, Politics, Words and Writing.

UK hbk: Doubleday, 21 April 2016 (978-0-85752-430-0)

German: Ernsthaft lustig: Die besten Terry-Pratchett-Zitate der Welt (Scheibenwelt), Piper, 1 December 2017 (978-3-492-70451-9)


 

Some Obituaries
and press coverage that appeared at the time of Terry’s death

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-31864043

Page 1 photo, Editorial, p. 2,  Arifa Akbar ‘Indomitable and inimitable to the end, the light fantastic goes out’, pp. 10-11, Obituary, p. 59, in The Independent, 13 March 2015.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/sir-terry-pratchett-author-whose-discworld-series-of-novels-sold-millions-and-who-faced-early-onset-10104992.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/terry-pratchett-helped-countless-people-by-changing-the-way-the-world-sees-alzheimer-s-disease-10105803.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/terry-pratchett-my-fellow-campaigner-will-be-hugely-missed-but-the-fight-for-an-assisted-dying-law-10106180.html

Austin, Henry, ‘Discworld writer Terry Pratchett dies, aged 66’, in i, 13 March, p. 9.

Colker, David, ‘Terry Pratchett, author of fantasy Discworld series, dies at 66’, Chicago Tribune, 12 March 2015.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/books/chi-terry-pratchett-dead-20150312-story.html

Finlay, Larry, Obituary: Sir Terry Pratchett,, The Bookseller, 20 March 2015, p. 20.

Lay, Kay ‘Humour to The End as Terry Pratchett dies at 66’ and Obituary, in The Times, 13 March 2015, pp. 11, 63-64.
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4380639.ece
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/obituaries/article4380449.ece
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4380117.ece

MacDermid, Val, ‘The Terry Pratchett we will always treasure’, and Obituary, in The Guardian, 13 March 2015, pp. 1-2, 39.
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/mar/12/terry-pratchett
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/mar/12/terry-pratchett-had-the-ability-to-make-everyone-feel-at-home-in-discworld

Manger, Warren, ‘THE END. Best-selling author Terry Pratchett tweets story of his dying moments’, Daily Mirror, 13 March 2015, pp.1, 4-5.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/terry-pratchett-took-deaths-arm-5323400

Phillips, Fiona, Sir Terry Pratchett had great humour which stayed intact despite his illness, Daily Mirror, 12 March 2015
http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/sir-terry-pratchett-great-humour-5323535

Pisa, Nick, and Ben Perrin, ‘Author Terry Pratchett dies aged 66 and tells the world in his last tweet: THE END’, Sun, 13 March 2015, p. 12.

Riches, Chris, ‘Sir Terry Pratchett dies at 66 after Alzheimer’s fight’ in Daily Express, 13 March 2015, p.5.
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/563535/Sir-Terry-Pratchett-Dead-Age-66-Discworld-Author
http://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/564000/Terry-Pratchett-dementia-campaigner-ambassador
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/563568/Sir-Terry-Pratchett-Quotes-Books-Author

Sime, Harriet, ‘The End… last tweet of Terry Pratchett as he loses dementia battle’, and Christopher Stevens, ‘The genius who joshed with Death’, Daily Mail, 13 March 2015, pp. 5, 49.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-2991823/Terry-Pratchett-author-fantasy-Discworld-novels-dies-66.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2991774/Fantasy-author-Terry-Pratchett-dies-aged-66-long-battle-Alzheimer-s-disease.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2992625/The-genius-joshed-death-Fantasy-author-Terry-Pratchett-inspired-generation-young-readers-light-battle-Alzheimer-s.html

Stanford, Peter, ‘The master of fantasy who shook hands with death’, Editorial Comment ‘It was a pleasure’, and Obituary, in The Daily Telegraph, 13 March 2015, pp. 5, 27, 35.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/11468087/Terry-Pratchett-just-think-of-it-as-leaving-early-to-avoid-the-rush.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11467719/Sir-Terry-Pratchett-author-obituary.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11468162/Sir-Terry-Pratchett-Discworld-author-dies-after-battle-with-Alzheimers.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11468377/Sir-Terry-Pratchett-helped-rewrite-our-attitudes-to-death.html

Tahir, Tariq, ‘The End. Discworld author Terry Pratchett dies at 66’, Metro, 13 March 2015, pp. 1, 5.

‘Tributes paid to author and former BFP journalist Terry Pratchett’, in [Bucks] Free Press, 13 March 2015, p. 3 (More tributes next week)

‘Author Terry is dead at 66’, Daily Star, 13 March 2015, p.7http://www.ukpressonline.co.uk/ukpressonline/open/simpleSearch.jsp;jsessionid=248FDB08C84D8BFA709AA56B0395524A?is=1

Baxter, Stephen, ‘Appreciation’ in The Observer, New Review, 15 March 2015, p. 6.
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/mar/15/sir-terry-pratchett-1948-2015-an-appreciation

Boyce, Frank Cottrell, ‘Terry Pratchett was a true great, the equal of Swift’, in The Observer, 15 March 2015, p. 42
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/15/terry-pratchett-death-literature

Hughes, Jeremy, ‘We owe it to Terry to cure dementia’, in Sunday Express, 15 March 2015, p.26
http://www.sundayexpress.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/564000/Terry-Pratchett-dementia-campaigner-ambassador
http://www.sundayexpress.co.uk/news/uk/563535/Sir-Terry-Pratchett-Dead-Age-66-Discworld-Author

‘Terry’s huge role for Alzheimer’s research’, Evening Standard, 16 March 2015, p. 55.
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/terry-pratchett-acclaimed-fantasy-novelist-dies-aged-66-10104147.html

‘Power, Rob, ‘Rob Power remembers the beloved Discworld author’, SFX 260, June 2015, p. 10.

‘Taking Leave of Roundworld: Some of those who knew him best discuss Sir Terry Pratchett’s life and legacy.’ Jonathan Wright listens in, SFX 261, July 2015, pp. 60-63.

Terry Pratchett and Discworld, An SFX Celebration, supplement to SFX 264, September 2015, 20 page ‘mini-mag’.

‘Talking Pterry’ In tribute to the late Sir Terry Pratchett, Jonathan Wright listens in as fellow writers choose their favourite Pterry books, SFX 265, October 2015, pp. 73-75.

Smythe, Colin, ‘A tribute to Terry Pratchett by his agent, the man who first published him in 1971’, in The Irish Times, 19 March 2015, online edition http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/a-tribute-to-terry-pratchett-by-his-agent-the-man-who-first-published-him-in-1971-1.2144353

Locus, issue 651, 74:4, April 2015,  Editorial, pp. 5, 31, tributes from Neil Gaiman, Stephen Baxter, Colin Smythe, Malcolm Edwards, Jo Fletcher, Edward James,  and Charles Stross, pp. 31-34.

See also the news story/tribute to him. Go to YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0d0-bUrNF4