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M&G Lit Festival: Authors get candid about their new books

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From Frans Cronje to Pumla Gbodo-Madikizela, four authors shared what their new books are about during a panel discussion at this year's festival.

Four authors participated in a panel discussion titled 'Twenty years of democracy' at the M&G 2014 Literary Festival in which they discussed their upcoming books. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)

Four authors participated in a panel discussion titled “Twenty years of democracy” at the M&G 2014 Literary Festival in which they discussed their upcoming books.

Let’s take a look at what they had to say in these four videos:

1. University of the Free State senior research professor Pumla Gbodo-Madikizela discusses her book Dare We Hope?, in which she addresses the crisis of moral leadership in South Africa. 

2. Institute for Race Relations chief executive Frans Cronje talks about his new book A Time Traveller’s Guide to Our Next Ten Years.

3. University of Johannesburg professor Jane Duncan talks about her upcoming book, Rise of the Securocrats – which examines the shifting nature of our security cluster.

4. Business Day editor Songezo Zibi talks about his new book Raising the Bar, in which he critiques South Africans and the people we’ve become.

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