Sunday 11th March would have been Douglas Adams’ 60th birthday. Pan Macmillan are delighted to announce that Adams once again proves he is as relevant and entertaining as he ever was, with the eBook omnibus edition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: The Trilogy of Five, published by the Tor imprint, going straight to No.1 on the Kindle chart.
While friends, fans and the likes of Sanjeev Bhaskar, David Gilmour and Terry Jones were celebrating his birthday with a party in his honour at London’s Hammersmith Apollo last night, the omnibus edition hit the No.1 spot and remained there as of, Monday 12th March.
Adams’ legacy is very much alive in other ways, with the second episode of the Dirk Gently series airing on BBC Four tonight. The Hitchhiker’s Guide radio script plays will be on tour from June this year.
I'm not the fan of Douglas Adams that I once was but had to share this as there is something somehow apt about the 'Hitchhikers' books being read in eBook format; I think Adams would have appreciated that :o)