Penelope Fitzgerald was one of the most elegant and distinctive voices in British fiction. One of the first female students at Oxford University she studied at Somerville College and after graduating she went on to work at the BBC during World War II. She later worked at Italia Conti and in a Suffolk bookshop. Her literary career began in 1975, at the age of 58, with the publication of a biography of Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones, followed two years later by The Knox Brothers, a joint biography of her father (Edmund Knox) and uncles. Read more…
Merry Christmas everyone! I can picture the scene now – egg-nog a plenty, wafts of turkey drifting in from the kitchen and flashes of wrapping paper propelled across the room by mischievous animals (just me then?). You might just have awoken to a brand new e-reader, so it’s only right that we flag up the best 4th Estate books to begin building your e-library.
This month, 4th Estate are delighted to announce the publication of four classic books by Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing.
You can now buy The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, The Good Terrorist and Love, Again for £3.99 each.
Apple have chosen Revolution 2.0 as their book of the week on the iBookstore.
Revolution 2.0 is a unique insider’s story from the heart of the Egyptian Spring. Wael Ghonim gives unparalleled insight into why the Egyptian people finally rejected 30 years of oppression and found a voice.
The Guardian First Book Award shortlist has been announced and the Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘The Emperor of all Maladies’ has made the list.
4th Estate have a great history with the Guardian First Book Award, having won three times with ‘Stuart: A Life Backwards’ (2005) ‘A Thousand Years of Good Prayers’ (2006) and ‘The Rest is Noise’ (2008)
Check out the latest ebook price offers and deals from 4th Estate
Have a look through the snazzy carousel below to check out some great prices on 4th Estate ebooks!
These ebooks are available at the following prices from all e-book retailers. You can buy them for your kindle by clicking on the images below.
We’ve got Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, Half of a Yellow Sun and The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie all for £2.99; the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Emperor of all Maladies for £3.99; the Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall for £4.99 and the brand new novel from Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot, for £9.99
New week, new book, new price!
It’s been over a year now since we first published ‘Freedom’ by Jonathan Franzen to much fanfare. With over 130,000 copies sold in the UK it has proved not only a critics’ favourite but a readers’ favourite too.
So, to celebrate the success of ‘Freedom’ over the last year, we have decided to drop the e-book price! For a short time, you can by ‘Freedom’ for your Kindle, iPad, e-reader, or whatever else you read your ebooks on, for the knock-down price of £2.99.