Mandela: Saint or Sell-out? Don’t miss a Jacana Media Don’t Shut Up conversation on correcting the Mandela myth (18 Jul)
Many are familiar with two versions of Nelson Mandela. Both versions render the man a myth, requiring that he is either venerated as single-handedly achieving democracy or demonised for the shortcomings of that very same democracy.
Neither saint nor sellout – find out more about Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries by Paul S Landau
Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries by Paul S Landau will be out from Jacana Media at the end of May.
Fourteen of those who worked with Nelson Mandela remember special moments from their time together in this poignant, amusing and heartwarming video tribute to Nelson Mandela.
Inspiring individuals share what really matters to them in a new series inspired by Nelson Mandela.
‘Afrikaans-speaking doctor operates on Mandela’ – Read an excerpt from Operation Mandela by Willem Laubscher
Read an excerpt from Operation Mandela by Willem Laubscher – the Afrikaans-speaking doctor who performed surgery on Nelson Mandela.
Undercover with Mandela’s Spies – the never-before-told story of being inside the ANC’s top secret unit that infiltrated the Third Force
Bradley Steyn’s astonishing true-life thriller reveals for the first time some of the dirty secrets of a dirty war within the borders of South Africa, during the dying days of apartheid.
The Story of Nelson Mandela: The Prisoner who Became a President – A perfect introduction to a fascinating period in history
A biography for children from Faber Short Books – The Story of Nelson Mandela: The Prisoner who Became a President by Adrian Hadland.
Picador Africa celebrates five important books in the Heritage Series. 491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69 by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Conversations with Myself by Nelson …
Win a bundle of books to donate to your library or school from Pan Macmillan to celebrate Mandela Day
Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better. Making every day a Mandela Day celebrates Madiba’s life and legacy in a sustainable way that will bring about enduring change.
Today Penguin Random House celebrates what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday with The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela.
The world today could do with a dose of Nelson Mandela’s leadership – Peter Hain, author of Mandela: His Essential Life
‘You’ve got President Trump, you’ve got President Putin, you’ve got Erdoğan in Turkey, all these authoritarian figures, and they appeal to people’s base instincts. Nelson Mandela always appealed to people’s higher instincts in the way that he led.’
Listen to a 1971 letter from Mandela to his daughter Zenani, from the new book The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela
‘You will be able to pay me a visit in 1975, when you will have turned 16, but I am growing impatient, and the coming five years feel longer than eternity.’
It’s Madiba’s centenary this month! Read all about his legacy in Peter Hain’s new book Mandela: His Essential Life
Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century’s most influential and admired statesmen.
Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to an evening with Lord Peter Hain, in conversation with Kate Sidley.
‘The world has a view of Nelson Mandela as a cuddly teddy bear’ – Sahm Venter discusses The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela
‘The world generally has a view of Nelson Mandela as being this cuddly teddy bear, or this grandfatherly person, because he was a grandfather when he came out of prison.’
Poignant, impassioned, gripping, and always inspirational.
Click here for an in-depth look into The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela including photographs and video footage.
To be published upon the centenary of his birth, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela is a landmark work: the first, and only, authorised and authenticated collection of correspondence spanning the 27 years Mandela was held as a political prisoner.
Chef Brett Ladds was once given a cigar by Fidel Castro, he talked weightlifting with Swazi king Mswati III and his cooking made Quincy Jones sing. For many years he also served Nelson Mandela many cups of rooibos tea and made him his favourite meals.
Cooking for Fidel Castro, Mswati III and Quincy Jones – The Madiba Appreciation Club: A Chef’s Story by Brett Ladds
Once, chef Brett Ladds was given a cigar by Fidel Castro, he talked weightlifting with Swazi king Mswati III and his cooking made Quincy Jones sing. For many years he also served Nelson Mandela many cups of rooibos tea and made him his favourite meals.