Posted on 14th Nov, 2017 by Martha Greengrass
Paul Kidby discovered Terry Pratchett's Discworld in 1993 and since then has devoted his working life to the place. He is the illustrator of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book, the bestselling special volumes The Last Hero and The Art of Discworld, as well as the Discworld Diaries and, of course, the book covers.
Here, exclusively for Waterstones, he introduces a gallery of artwork from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Imaginarium, the stunning new portfolio of Discworld illustrations, and offers some insight into the process of working with Terry Pratchett.
Posted on 26th Apr, 2017 by Martha Greengrass
Sir Terry Pratchett’s series of tales featuring the young Witch of the Chalk Tiffany Aching rapidly became some of the most beloved stories in the Discworld universe. Written with children in mind, 2017 sees Tiffany’s adventures republished for a new generation of readers. Deputy Art Director for Penguin Random House, Ben Hughes, takes us through the re-imagining of a Discworld icon.
Posted on 24th Dec, 2015 by Lucy Hounsom
With Christmas only hours away, author and bookseller Lucy Hounsom runs through some literary Christmas characters and the kind of gifts they might give...
Posted on 19th Dec, 2015 by Lucy Hounsom
Bookseller and author, Lucy Hounsom runs through her pick of the best from 2015
Posted on 29th Nov, 2015 by David Washbrook
Take a trip to Terry Pratchett's Disc World with bookseller David Washbrook as he discusses The Compleat Discworld Atlas and the brilliance of the great, and now greatly-missed, science fiction author.
Posted on 18th Sep, 2015 by Sally Campbell
Our literary round up of the last seven days
Posted on 4th Jun, 2015 by Jonathan O'Brien
Including details of the Waterstones exclusive edition!
They say the first line is one of the most important parts of a book. Get it right and the readers’ eyes are all yours, get it wrong and they’ll start looking around, distracted by the feet of strangers or two birds fighting over a sandwich.
Posted on 16th Jun, 2014 by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter
Read the first chapter of The Long Mars - the third book in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's science fiction epic, The Long Earth.
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