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Victor Dlamini Commends Pan Macmillan for Publishing 491 Days and Other Important Books

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Publishers play an important role in shaping our culture, Victor Dlamini points out in an article for Young Business Leaders. Because books “shape our understanding of our society”, Dlamini commends Pan Macmillan for recognising the importance of publishing Winnie Madikizela-Mandela prison diary, 491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69.

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Dlamini also mentions some of the other compelling books that Pan Macmillan has published, including Ways of Staying by Kevin Bloom, Fools and Other Stories by Njabulo Ndebele, The Lost Colours of the Chameleon by Mandla Langa, Advocates for Change and Architects of Poverty by Moeletsi Mbeki, The Things That Could Not Be Said by Frank Chikane, The Accidental Ambassador by Tony Leon, When Hope and History Rhyme by Amina Cachalia, What Dawid Knew by Patricia Glyn, and A Hill of Fools by Mtutuzeli Nyoka.

When you think of the biggest publishing stories of the year, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s 491 Days has to be right at the top of the pile. Everything about this powerful, unquestionably important book points to the role that individuals play in shaping the stories and the books we read. First there was Greta Soggot, the widow of Madikizela-Mandela’s lawyer who flew from the UK to bring the 41 year old diary papers back to SA. Then there is Pan Macmillan, who understood the significanse of this story and decided to publish it.

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