An obituary for SIR TERRY PRATCHETT

Obituaries are funny things. Little segments bookending a notable life with a few funny observations and facts that are immediately apparent to anyone who might know enough about the subject to want to read them. Often they start off with meaningless factoids, like the subject’s age (66) or the cause of death (natural causes). But these things have always seemed insufficient. The tragedy of death isn’t that the person died, but that they stopped living, and those are not the same. Death, of course, isn’t cruel. He’s just very very…

Read More