Douglas Adams, AppleMaster, SF author and creator of the hugely successful Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and four sequels along with numerous other books, died Friday of a sudden heart attack in Santa Barbara, California at the age of 49. Read more from MacNN’s “Douglas Adams, AppleMaster, dies at 49,” Richard Dawkins’ (author of The Selfish Gene) “Lament for Douglas Adams” in The Guardian, The Guardian’s Obituary for Douglas Adams, and Apple’s tribute.
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