publication date: Friday, October 10, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)
clue: I hope he saves his world on disk before he forgets it.
explanation: Pratchett was a fantasy author best known for the Discworld series. He disclosed in 2007 that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. more…
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