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message 1: by Antonomasia (last edited Sep 18, 2012 10:04AM) (new)

Antonomasia Multimedia completism!If you can be bothered.

I recommend you check the Wikipedia entry this list is copied from, as there are links to YouTube videos and short stories.

I have sorted Wiki's list by media type.

BOOKS
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979)
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980)
Life, the Universe and Everything (1982)
The Meaning of Liff (1983, with John Lloyd)
So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish (1984)
A Christmas Fairly Story [sic] (1986, with Terry Jones), and
Supplement to The Meaning of Liff (1986, with John Lloyd and Stephen Fry), both part of
The Utterly Utterly Merry Comic Relief Christmas Book (1986, edited with Peter Fincham)
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (1987)
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988)
The Deeper Meaning of Liff (1990, with John Lloyd)
Last Chance to See (1990, with Mark Carwardine)
Mostly Harmless (1992)
The Illustrated Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1994)
The Salmon of Doubt (2002), unfinished novel manuscript (11 chapters), short stories, essays, and interviews (also available as an audiobook, read by Simon Jones)

Wikipedia also lists:
Douglas Adams's Starship Titanic (1997), written by Terry Jones, based on an idea by Adams
... but the book is by Terry Jones.

SHORT STORIES
The Private Life of Genghis Khan (1975)
Young Zaphod Plays It Safe (short story) (1986)

TV & FILM
Monty Python's Flying Circus Episode 45, Party Political Broadcast on Behalf of the Liberal Party (1972)
The Pirate Planet, a Doctor Who serial first broadcast in 1978
Dr Snuggles, contributed to a children's TV series (1979)
City of Death, a Doctor Who serial, cowritten with Graham Williams, based on a story by David Fisher, first broadcast October 1979
Shada (1979–1980), a Doctor Who serial
Hyperland (TV documentary) (1990)
Parrots, the universe and everything (2001)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (film) (2005)

RADIO
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Original Radio Scripts (1985, with Geoffrey Perkins)
The Internet: The Last Battleground of the 20th century (radio series) (2000)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Future (radio series) (2001) final project for BBC Radio 4 before his death

COMPUTER GAMES & INTERNET
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (computer game) (1984, with Steve Meretzky)
Bureaucracy (computer game) (1987)
Starship Titanic (computer game) (1998)
h2g2 (internet project) (1999)

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Adams is my most realistic chance of completing another author with substantial works.
Some of my RL friends have probably read / seen / heard / played all of the above.
I've read all his 'proper' books apart from Last Chance To See and The Deeper Meaning of Liff.
And he's one of my most re-read authors - and I'm not generally a big re-reader.
The Salmon of Doubt wasn't much good though. Shame he couldn't have stuck around to edit it - it should have been better.


message 2: by MJ (new)

MJ Nicholls (mjnicholls) | 211 comments Thanks for the list. I've read beyond the Hitchhiker's books, but I really can't stand the Dirk Gentlys. They seem meandering and aimless to me, so I'm stalled on Adams for now.


message 3: by Antonomasia (last edited Sep 18, 2012 10:08AM) (new)

Antonomasia MJ wrote: "Thanks for the list. I've read beyond the Hitchhiker's books, but I really can't stand the Dirk Gentlys. They seem meandering and aimless to me, so I'm stalled on Adams for now."
The electric monk is sublime, but other than those pages I haven't bothered to re-read the Dirk Gently books for years. Was pretty disappointed with the TV series too.
He's one of those authors whose quality varies quite a bit, but he's usually such a quick read that I don't mind a great deal.


message 4: by MJ (new)

MJ Nicholls (mjnicholls) | 211 comments Oh I loved the recent BBC series. It added so much to the books, and Stephen Mangan was perfect as Dirk.


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