New book alert! Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: New Reflections – thought-provoking and moving essays collected by Benjamin Pogrund

Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: New Reflections by Benjamin Pogrund is out in October from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe is a new collection of thought-provoking and moving essays, commissioned and edited by Sobukwe’s biographer and friend Benjamin Pogrund.

The book will be launched in Joburg and Cape Town:

Joburg launch details

Venue: Exclusive Books, Rosebank
Date: Monday, 4 November 2019
Time: 18:00 for 18:30
RSVP: events@exclusivebooks.co.za

Cape Town launch details

Venue: Exclusive Books Cavendish
Date: Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Time: 18:00 for 18:30
RSVP: events@exclusivebooks.co.za

Sobukwe was a lecturer, lawyer, founding member and first president of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), and Robben Island prisoner.

Contributors to Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe include:

Barney Pityana, Adam Habib, Thandeka Gqubule-Mbeki, Bobby Godsell, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Bonang Mohale, Barney Mthombothi, Anele Nzimande, Paul Verryn, Otua Sobukwe, Claudelle von Eck and Joel Mbhele.

Porgrund worked at the Rand Daily Mail from 1958 where he became deputy editor. He was a reporter at the Sharpeville massacre on 21 March 1960. In March 2019 he was awarded the Order of Ikhamanga by the President for his contribution to journalism and scholarship.

Categories Non-fiction South Africa South African Current Affairs

Tags Benjamin Pogrund Jonathan Ball Publishers New books New releases Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe


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