4th Estate buys Innes' novel about silencing of women and celebrity

4th Estate’s Jordan Mulligan has made his first acquisition, Scabby Queen, by Scottish author Kirstin Innes, billed as a “state-of-the-nation novel” about the silencing of women’s voices and the celebrity machine. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4th Estate buys Temelkuran's 'urgent defence of democracy'

HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate will publish a book about the "new Ice Age of politics" by one of Turkey’s best-known novelists and political commentators, Ece Temelkuran. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toolkit for Working Women to 4th Estate

HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate is to publish Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women by Otegha Uwagba. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrating Women in Translation Month: New Translations by Women from around the Globe, by Kayla E. Ciardi

Lit Lists Kayla E. Ciardi For WLT’s November 2016 issue, author and translator Alison Anderson explores and explains in her essay “Of Gatekeepers and Bedtime Stories: The Ongoing Struggle to Make Women’s Voices Heard”—in an issue devoted exclusively to... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-15 14:12:27 UTC ]
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Authors support Women's Prize Trust's T-shirt celebration of female icons

Authors including Elizabeth Day, June Sarpong and Dolly Alderton are among those supporting a new T-shirt initiative to spotlight iconic female writers, launched by the Women's Prize Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshop celebrating women's writing opens in Edinburgh

An independent bookshop spotlighting women’s writing is opening in Edinburgh today (6th August), inspired by a successful book club.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 19:47:21 UTC ]
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5 Audiobooks for Celebrating the Stories of Trailblazing Women

In an attempt to take the subject beyond March, this month’s audiobook recommendations shine a light on women’s history, known and unknown, heralded and not. Viewing the glass as half-empty, it’s dispiriting how many of these stories remain untold, forgotten, or misunderstood. But let’s be... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-05 08:49:04 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins four-publisher auction for 'radical' Osunde debut

Fourth Estate has won a four-publisher auction for Eloghosa Osunde’s “radical and thrilling debut novel Vagabonds! Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 01:47:00 UTC ]
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6 Books Celebrating Women’s Early Contributions to Fantasy and Sci Fi

If you thought the landscape of classic SFF was exclusively male, peep these science fiction and fantasy stories by women, including Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements edited by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Fourth Estate buys Candy's guide to mothering teenage girls

Fourth Estate has bought journalist Lorraine Candy's first book, a “candid, helpful and hilarious” guide to the many unexpected challenges of mothering teenage girls. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 16:51:35 UTC ]
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Alternate Histories and Silenced Women: Sue Monk Kidd on Her New Novel The Book of Longing

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'Nobody in Tesco buys spy books by women': how female authors took on the genre

Publishing’s long established boys’ club in espionage fiction is having its cover blown by a new school led by Stella Rimington, Manda Scott and Charlotte PhilbyWhen Stella Rimington, the former director general of MI5 and spy author, wrote a new foreword last year to The Spy’s Bedside Book,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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SoA launches book club to celebrate literary estates

The Society of Authors will launch a bi-monthly book club on Twitter next month, to celebrate a selection of favourite titles from works in its literary estates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-22 16:59:37 UTC ]
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All-female shortlist for Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize

This year’s Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize shortlist has been announced, with an all-female list of writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 01:51:30 UTC ]
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4th Estate snaps up Bernie Marsden's memoir

HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate will publish Whitesnake musician Bernie Marsden's memoir in November 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 07:38:39 UTC ]
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4th Estate lands gothic debut in six-figure pre-empt

Adam Gnuse’s “haunting” gothic debut, Girl in the Walls, has gone to 4th Estate in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 16:12:02 UTC ]
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Garnons-Williams, Killingbeck and Kelly step up at 4th Estate and William Collins

A round of promotions has been revealed across 4th Estate and William Collins with Helen Garnons-Williams promoted to associate publisher across the two HarperCollins imprints and Tom Killingbeck appointed to William Colllins' editorial director, while Anna Kelly will become editorial director... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 10:55:24 UTC ]
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Slater's seasonal veg cookbooks to be published by 4th Estate

Chef and cookery writer Nigel Slater has written a pair of "season-led" vegetable cookbooks, Greenfeast: Spring, Summer and Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter for 4th Estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Williams hails 'forward thinking' Women's Prize shortlist, but accident-hit Mosse misses celebration

Women's Fiction Prize co-founder Kate Mosse missed last night's celebration for the 2019 award shortlist after being knocked off her bike in central London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins auction for 'blazing' autofiction debut

4th Estate has triumphed in an auction for a "breath-taking" debut work of autofiction about one man’s involvement in London gang-life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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