Terry Pratchett on NPR

800px-Sir_Terry_Pratchett-1In 2007, best-selling author Terry Pratchett announced that he had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The announcement came as a shock to many who loved his stories.

Recently, Pratchett gave an interview on NPR talking about his struggles with the progression of the disease and the ways in which he has had to adapt. Fortunately, Pratchett has not stopped writing and spoke about the upcoming edits and revisions to his first published novel The Carpet People.

Read and listen to this inspiring interview by a legendary writer who isn’t letting Alzheimer’s disease slow him down.

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