Terry Pratchett

Books by Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was a prolific author of fantasy books. He died in 2015 after suffering from Alzheimer’s. At 13 he had his first story published and he has now sold over 85 million books worldwide, in 37 languages. Terry Pratchett was best known for his Discworld series of 41 books. The first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. He won the 2001 Carnegie Medal for his Discworld children’s book The Amazing Maurice

Interviews where books by Terry Pratchett were recommended

The Best Terry Pratchett Books, recommended by Marc Burrows

The beloved British author Terry Pratchett (1948-2015) sold millions of copies of his 41-book Discworld series. But he also wrote standalone novels, children’s stories, and shorter fantasy series—all works of comic genius that drew from his polymathic knowledge and omnivorous reading habits. Here, Pratchett biographer Marc Burrows highlights five of Terry Pratchett’s best books. Read more fiction recommendations on Five Books

The Best Speculative Fiction About Gods and Godlike Beings, recommended by Karen Lord

Many works of science fiction and fantasy involve a character changed forever after they meet a powerful being—sometimes a god, sometimes a not-quite-god. Karen Lord, an award-winning sci-fi author whose latest novel combines the seductive powers of celebrity and alien contact, recommends five books where gods or god-like beings turn the hero’s world upside down.

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