Yeah, I know, it's solved: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started life in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books that sold over 15 million copies in his lifetime, a television series, several stage plays, comics, a computer game, and in 2005 a feature film. Adams's contribution to UK radio is commemorated in The Radio Academy's Hall of Fame.
Anyone read "Stranger in a Strange land" ? (Robert A. Heinlein)
By the way; who's 'Texstar', Grok me ?