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Douglas Adams


(Douglas Noel Adams)
UK flag (1952 - 2001)

Douglas Adams created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy: radio, novels, TV, computer game, stage adaptations, comic book and bath towel. Douglas Adams lectured and broadcast around the world and was a patron of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and Save the Rhino International. He was born in Cambridge, UK and lived with his wife and daughter in Santa Barbara, California, where he died suddenly on May 11th 2001.
 

Genres: Science Fiction
 
Novels
   Starship Titanic (1997) (with Terry Jones)
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
   The Meaning of Liff (1983) (with John Lloyd)
   Last Chance to See (1990) (with Mark Carwardine)
   The Deeper Meaning of Liff (1990) (with John Lloyd)
   Douglas Adams's Guide to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1999)
   Douglas Adams at the BBC (2003)
   42: The Wildly Improbable Ideas of Douglas Adams (2023) (with Kevin Jon Davies)
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Douglas Adams recommends
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Heat (1998)
Sally Emerson
"Sally Emerson writes like a dangerous angel."
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The Man Who Turned Into Himself (1993)
David Ambrose
"Highly ingenious storytelling."
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Life at Blandings (1981)
(Blandings)
P G Wodehouse
"Wodehouse is the greatest comic writer ever."

Anthologies containing stories by Douglas Adams
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The Time Traveller's Almanac (2013)
(The Time Traveller's Almanac)
edited by
Ann Vandermeer and Jeff VanderMeer
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The Wizards of Odd (1996)
Comic Tales of Fantasy
edited by
Peter Haining
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Simulations (1993)
15 Tales of Virtual Reality
edited by
Karie Jacobson

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