Introducing: The Mirror and The Light by Hilary Mantel

On 5th March 2020, 4th Estate will publish The Mirror and The Light, the final novel of Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy. With The Mirror & The Light, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies. She traces the final years of Thomas Cromwell, … Continued


David Attenborough introduces the new edition of Life on Earth

‘Science has continued to make new discoveries that have illuminated and amplified the history of nature.’ David Attenborough introduces the new edition of Life on Earth. I still recall, with great clarity, the very first time I went to the tropics. Stepping out of the plane and into the muggy, perfumed air of West Africa … Continued


Introducing: CINDERS AND SPARKS by Lindsey Kelk

HarperCollins Children’s Books today announces Cinders and Sparks: a fresh new series concept developed by HarperCollins, written by bestselling adult author Lindsey Kelk and charmingly brought to life by acclaimed picture book illustrator, Pippa Curnick. Perfect for readers aged 7-9, Cinders and Sparks: Magic at Midnight will publish in June 2019 as a tentpole launch … Continued


Joanna Glen introduces ‘The Other Half of Augusta Hope’

‘Let me be me! Perhaps that’s the heart-cry of the novel.’ Joanna Glen introduces The Other Half of Augusta Hope. I started writing The Other Half of Augusta Hope with the meaning of home buzzing in my mind. Neither Augusta nor Parfait can live within, or breathe inside, what’s supposed to be their home. And … Continued


Henry and Ian introduce their new cookbook, BISH BASH BOSH!

‘It’s our mission to show you just how deliciously wonderful eating plants can be. That’s why we exist. It’s what we do.’ Henry and Ian introduce their new cookbook, BISH BASH BOSH! which contains over 140 new, unmissable recipes from the creators of a plant-based revolution. We are massive food lovers, and we made the … Continued



Leni Zumas on writing RED CLOCKS

Red Clocks is at once a riveting drama whose mysteries unfold with magnetic energy, and a shattering novel of ideas. With the verve of Naomi Alderman’s The Power and the prescient brilliance of The Handmaid’s Tale, Leni Zumas’ incredible new novel is fierce, fearless and frighteningly plausible. Here, she introduces the story. In the United … Continued


On Language – Christina Dalcher on writing VOX

An article by Christina Dalcher, author of the shocking debut, VOX which is published in paperback on 7th March 2019. I’ve had a forty-five-year love affair with language, and I’m talking about language with a capital L: that amazing faculty common to all humans in all places. Our ability to acquire language from a faded … Continued