Books published by Fourth Estate


The Lucky Culture and the Rise of an Australian Ruling Class

Fourth Estate | April 23, 2017 | 368 pages
Countries don′t get lucky; people do. THE LUCKY CULTURE tells the story of Australian exceptionalism, the unique national quality that transformed a raw, unbroken continent into the great civilisation of the south.  More Info


Fourth Estate | June 4, 2015 | 288 pages
A beautifully drawn graphic novel that illuminates the conflicted land of Kashmir, through a young boy s childhood. Seven-year-old Munnu is growing up in Indian-administered Kashmir. Life revolves around his family: Mama, Papa, sister Shahnaz, brothers Adil and Akhtar and, his favourite, older... More Info

What's Wrong with Processed Food?

Fourth Estate | February 22, 2015 | 300 pages
From the author of What to Eat and Shopped, a revelatory investigation into what really goes into the food we eat.Even with 25 years experience as a journalist and investigator of the food chain, Joanna Blythman still felt she had unanswered questions about the food we consume every day. How... More Info

The Golden Notebook

Fourth Estate | September 1, 2012 | 576 pages
The landmark novel of the Sixties a powerful account of a woman searching for her personal, political and professional identity while facing rejection and betrayal. In 1950s London, novelist Anna Wulf struggles with writer's block. Divorced with a young child, and fearful of going mad, Anna records... More Info

You Can't Read This Book

Fourth Estate | September 17, 2013 | 330 pages
The uncompromising Nick Cohen exposes the reality behind the freedoms we enjoy in the book that won Polemic of the Year at the 2013 Political Book Awards.  More Info


Fourth Estate | April 25, 2013 | 300 pages
This bitterly humorous debut is a novel of love, narcissism, and ailing cattle.  More Info

Fish Man

Fourth Estate | August 1, 2012 | 469 pages
The powerful new novel from Susan Fletcher, award-winning author of the bestselling Eve Green and Oystercatchers.  More Info


Fourth Estate Classic House | June 1, 2012 | 532 pages
A fully updated edition of the first major biography of David Cameron, now covering his first year as Prime Minister and leader of the coalition government David Cameron emerged as the first Tory leader in years to come across as a man of the people, an ordinary man in a traditionally reviled... More Info

The God Species

Fourth Estate | March 26, 2012 | 288 pages
The green movement has got it very wrong. Nature no longer controls our planet it is humanity, 'the god species', that must save the environment we have inflicted unprecedented damage upon. And the tools we must use are the very technologies that environmentalist have told us for years will spell... More Info