Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New Doulgas Adams' biography hitting the shelves 25th September

Jem Roberts' 'The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' is going to hit the shelves this 25th september

Every Douglas Adams' fan is waiting impatiently for this new book more than ten years after the two previous very complementary biographies : Nick Webb's "Wish You Were Here" and Mj Simpson's "Hitchhiker: A Biography of Douglas Adams".

There will be several events in UK to celebrate the new book publication.

Saturday 20th September
Douglas Adams Day
Heffers Bookshop (20 Trinity Street, Cambridge)
Cosplay competition + Quiz to win 2 tickets to meet Jem Roberts on 25th September

Tuesday 23rd September
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Douglas Adams, with Jem Roberts & Marie Phillips
Foyles (107 Charing Cross Road, London)
Wednesday 24th September
Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy with Jem Roberts in Bath
The Bookshop, The Paragon, Bath

Thursday 25th September
An Evening with Douglas Adams (courtesy of Jem Roberts and David Haddock)
Heffers Bookshop (20 Trinity Street, Cambridge)

Satudray 27th September
Douglas Adams Tour of Cambridge
Meeting at 13:00 for 13:15. This is a special tour organized by David Haddock to coincide with the publication of The Frood.

Saturday 4th october
Douglas Adams: A Celebration (with Jem Roberts, Clive anderson, James Thrift, Ed Victor & Terry Jones!)
Cheltenham Literature Festival

Here are few articles about the new book and what you can expect to find in it :

If you want to have more infos about Jem's own insight of the book, you can read these three threads on his blog :  (June 2013) (January 2014) (May 2014)

The new Book can be bought online at Amazon (UK)

 and Amazon (US)