Great news! The Emperor of all Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee has been shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize 2011.
The shortlist is as follows:
The Emperor of all Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Fourth Estate)
Becoming Dickens by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst (Belknap Harvard)
Wolf Hall charts the rise to power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII.
The Emperor of All Maladies is longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award.
Congratulations to Siddhartha Mukherjee, as the Emperor of All Maladies has been longlisted for The Guardian First Book Award .
The awards recognise the finest new writing talent who have had work published in English in the last year.
The longlist will be reduced to a shortlist by the judging panel including One Day author David Nicholls. The judging panel will take advice from Guardian reading groups, run in association with Waterstones across the UK.
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)
Great news this year is that we have a book on the longlist – Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book ‘The Emperor of all Maladies’.
Free extract to download of The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields.
Another free download as part of our booker celebrations
First published in the UK by Collins and then moving into the Flamingo imprint, ‘Offshore’ by Penelope Fitzgerald is now published under 4th Estate.
Offshore won the Booker Prize in 1979 – 5 years before 4th Estate even existed. While we may not have been the original publisher, 4th Estate are proud to publish Penelope Fitzgerald and to celebrate her Booker winning novel ‘Offshore’.