By Douglas Adams, edited by Kevin Jon Davies

A publishing event: hundreds of artefacts from Douglas Adams' archive, printed for the first time

Thursday, 11 May 2023

On this day, 22 years ago...

On 11 May 2001, Douglas Adams departed this plane of existence rather unexpectedly, aged just 49.

Supporter copies will be on their way to you in August this year. I can't wait for you to discover more of Douglas's thoughts and notes, previously unpublished.

Kevin Jon Davies.

Douglas Adams on the set of the BBC Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, 1980

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Sean Bradley
 Sean Bradley says:

Douglas was always one of my favorite authors. It was a sad day, indeed.

Looking forward to the book. I know it's been a tough journey. Thanks for all your hard work.

posted 11th May 2023

Trevor Donnelly
 Trevor Donnelly says:

Great to see this reaching fruition. Sad to think he is gone so long.

posted 11th May 2023

Lisa Quattromini
 Lisa Quattromini says:

So pleased you've made it this far.
Every year it seems more incredible that it's been so long since that day. "Taken too soon" is often used but rarely with such fervour :(

posted 11th May 2023

Bonnie Usher
 Bonnie Usher says:

Thank you for all the amazing work and love you have poured into this project. Every year I remember where I was, sitting at my desk and weeping in the middle of the office. His everlasting brilliance, wit and humour keep us all able to enjoy the ride around the Universe <3

posted 11th May 2023

Michael Bartels
 Michael Bartels says:

It is difficult to describe in words what Douglas Adams means to me. There is not a day going by where I don't wear my 42 hat, one of my 42 shirts, or read or listen to Douglas Adams work. I am by no means a fanatic, rather a connoisseur. Douglas Adams has shaped my life like no other. In two years time it will be my 42nd anniversary of reading The Guide for the first time and I plan my own little celebration then.

Until then I am looking forward to receiving your Book - I can't wait. I am so thankful for the work your putting into this project.

Stay hoopy, froods!

posted 12th May 2023

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