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A SLIP OF THE KEYBOARD Collected Nonfiction

by | Read by Michael Fenton Stevens

Contemporary Culture • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

Terry Pratchett has long been the worldwide bestselling author of the unique and laugh-out-loud Discworld fantasies, and in 2009 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his services to literature. But few listeners may know that he started out as a newspaperman. Michael Fenton Stevens narrates this expansive collection of Pratchett’s essays, opinion pieces, and speeches with a journalist’s ear for getting the facts just so and keeping the remarks wry and pithy. Fenton is especially adept at reflecting Pratchett’s righteous indignation and gallows humor, which are aimed squarely at his battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease and his fight for more research and understanding about the disease. As Neil Gaiman points out in his foreword, which he narrates himself,“Seriousness is not the opposite of humor.” For Pratchett, humor is found in the details and in the fury of hard work. B.P. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2015]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2014

DD ISBN 9780804193634 $20.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2014

DD ISBN 9780804193641 $76.00

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