The kindle team have picked two 4th Estate books for their February Picks – After the Lockout, the début novel from Darran McCann; and The Ice Balloon by Alec Wilkinson, the story of a failed attempt to travel across the North Pole by hot air balloon.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Orange Prize-winning novel is being adapted into a screenplay by Nigerian playwright Biyi Bandele, who famously adapted Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ for the London stage.
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.
A Perfectly Good Man is the new novel from Patrick Gale and the companion volume to his bestselling ‘Notes From An Exhibition’
The new novel from Patrick Gale, author of Richard & Judy-bestseller ‘Notes from an Exhibition’, returning readers to his beloved Cornish coastline.
“Do you need me to pray for you now for a specific reason?”
“I’m going to die.”
“We’re all going to die. Does dying frighten you?”
“I mean I’m going to kill myself.”
Last night (Monday 30th January), Jeremy Paxman was joined by Egyptian internet activist Wael Ghonim, author of Revolution 2.0.
Asking Wael what he thought the catalyst for revolution in Egypt one year ago was, Wael spoke about the role of the internet in exposing the lies told to the people by dictators.
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.
In one of the most ambitious music projects in recent years, Southbank Centre will chart the history of 20th century classical music in a year-long festival of concerts, talks, films, performances and participation events throughout 2013 inspired by Alex Ross’ seminal book The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century.