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

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.

Subscribe to the M&G

These are unprecedented times, and the role of media to tell and record the story of South Africa as it develops is more important than ever.

The Mail & Guardian is a proud news publisher with roots stretching back 35 years, and we’ve survived right from day one thanks to the support of readers who value fiercely independent journalism that is beholden to no-one. To help us continue for another 35 future years with the same proud values, please consider taking out a subscription.

Related stories

Advertising
Advertising

press releases

Loading latest Press Releases…

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday