It’s been a very busy couple of weeks here at 4th Estate, what with The Dog being longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. So imagine our utter delight when we discovered that We Are Not Ourselves, the corker of a debut we’ve been getting suitably excited over, is nominated for the Guardian First Book Award! A huge congratulations to author Matthew Thomas, and to everyone here at 4th Estate who has worked so hard on the book. Read more…
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)
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.