A Slip of the Keyboard

Summary

A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard.jpg
AuthorTerry Pratchett
LanguageEnglish
PublisherDoubleday
Publication date
September 14, 2014 (2014-09-14)
Pages315
ISBN978-0-857-52122-4

A Slip of the Keyboard is the first non fiction anthology by Terry Pratchett. It was first published in 2014, with foreword by Neil Gaiman.[1][2]

Contents

The anthology is divided into the main sections with contents as follows:[3]

  • A Scribbling Intruder
    • Thought Progress (1989)
    • Palmtop (1993)
    • The Choice Word (2000)
    • How to Be a Professional Boxer (2005)
    • Brewer’s Boy (1999)
    • Paperback Writer (2003)
    • Advice to Booksellers (1999)
    • No Worries (1998)
    • Conventional Wisdom (2011)
    • Straight from the Heart, via the Groin (2004)
    • Discworld Turns 21 (2004)
    • Kevins (1993)
    • Wyrd Ideas (1999)
    • Notes from a Successful Fantasy Author: Keep It Real (2007)
    • Whose Fantasy Are You? (1991)
    • Why Gandalf Never Married (1985)
    • Roots of Fantasy (1989)
    • Elves Were Bastards (1992)
    • Let There Be Dragons (1993)
    • Magic Kingdoms (1999)
    • Cult Classic (2001)
    • Neil Gaiman: Amazing Master Conjuror (2002)
    • 2001 Carnegie Medal Award Speech (2002)
    • Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Speech for Nation (2009)
    • Watching Nation (2009)
    • Doctor Who? (2001)
    • A Word About Hats (2001)
  • A Twit and a Dreamer
    • The Big Store (2002)
    • Roundhead Wood, Forty Green (1996)
    • A Star Pupil (2011)
    • On Granny Pratchett (2004)
    • Tales of Wonder and of Porn (2004)
    • Letter to Vector (1963)
    • Writer’s Choice (2004)
    • Introduction to Roy Lewis’s The Evolution Man (1989)
    • The King and I, or How the Bottom Has Dropped Out of the Wise Man Business (1970)
    • Honey, These Bees Had a Heart of Gold (1976)
    • That Sounds Fungi, It Must Be the Dawn Chorus (1976)
    • Introduction to The Leaky Establishment by David Langford (2001)
    • The Meaning of My Christmas (1997)
    • Alien Christmas (1987)
    • 2001: The Vision and the Reality (2000)
    • The God Moment (2008)
    • A Genuine Absent-minded Professor (2010)
    • Saturdays (2011)
  • Days of Rage
    • On Excellence in Schools. Education: What It Means to You (1997)
    • The Orangutans Are Dying (2000)
    • The NHS Is Seriously Injured (2008)
    • I’m Slipping Away a Bit at a Time . . . and All I Can Do Is Watch It Happen (2008)
    • Taxworld (2009)
    • Point Me to Heaven When the Final Chapter Comes (2009)
    • The Richard Dimbleby Lecture: Shaking Hands with Death (2010)
    • At Last We Have Real Compassion in Assisted-Dying Guidelines (2010)
    • Assisted Dying: It’s Time the Government Gave Us the Right to End Our Lives (2011)
    • Death Knocked and We Let Him In (2011)
    • A Week in the Death of Terry Pratchett (2011)
  • And Finally...
    • Terry Pratchett’s Wild Unattached Footnotes to Life (1990)

References

  1. ^ Pratchett, Terry (5 November 2017). "A slip of the keyboard: collected non-fiction". Doubleday – via Open WorldCat.
  2. ^ "A Slip of the Keyboard - Terry Pratchett Books".
  3. ^ "A Slip of the Keyboard by Terry Pratchett - PenguinRandomHouse.com".

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