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Breaking news about Terry
May 30th 2012:
Sir Terry Pratchett wins Wodehouse comic fiction award
TP is to have a pig named in his honour after winning the 13th Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. He won for his 50th book Snuff, which has become one of the fastest-selling hardback novels since records began. See here for more.
June 13th 2011:
Sir Terry Pratchett has told Newsnight that visiting the Dignitas centre to make the documentary Chosing to Die has not changed his mind about assisted suicide.
The best-selling author suffers from Alzheimers and says he wants to die at a time of his chosing.
Chosing to Die screened on BBC TV on 13/06/11 at 9:00pm.
See here for more. And here for even more.
November 13th 2010:-
Sir Terry Pratchett has disclosed that he drinks “enormously” to help him in his fight against Alzheimer’s.
"I keep pointing out to Roy that brandy is in the British Pharmacopoeia,” Sir Terry told The Times magazine. “So are stout and sherry, I believe. I drink enormously. It makes you feel better and feeling better is part of it.”
Prof Jones has indulged the author’s habit: “Alcohol, moderate alcohol, is one of the things we would probably recommend for people in this situation.
“In general, what’s good for the heart is good for the brain.”