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Mandela: a life in books

There are plenty of books about Nelson Mandela – written by himself, by people who knew him and by historians and journalists. Taken together, they tell a story of a life that towers above others, yet also reveal the more private experiences of the great man.

The actors who would be Mandela

Over the years, many movies have been made about Nelson Mandela, the latest being the film adaptation of his autobiography Long Walk to Freedom. That outing starred British actor Idris Elba, who follows in the steps of several actors who have played Madiba, only one of whom was South African – Lindane Nkosi.

Mandela’s presidential years to get book treatment

A planned sequel to Nelson Mandela's autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, will unpack the years when he was the president of South Africa. Mandela began the book in 1998 but was unable to complete it. Now a group of former senior advisers will finish the task for him.

US audience award for Mandela movie

US audience award for Mandela movie

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, the big-screen dramatisation of Nelson Mandela's autobiography, beat a number of heavyweight contenders to win the Audience Favourite Feature award at the 2013 Aspen Filmfest in the United States.

Swimmer’s memoir up for award

Top South African open water marathon swimmer Theodore Yach, who holds the record for the most crossings to Robben Island, has published an autobiography that has been nominated for an international award by the World Open Water Swimming Association.
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