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Mandela's Way Lessons on Life

LSE public lecture


For nearly three years Time magazine editor Richard Stengel collaborated with Nelson Mandela on his autobiography and travelled with him everywhere. Eating with him, watching him campaign, hearing him think out loud, Stengel came to know all the different sides of this complex man. He became a cherished friend and colleague. Now he has distilled countless hours of intimate conversation with Mandela into fifteen essential life lessons. In Mandela's Way, he recounts the moments in which 'the grandfather of South Africa' was tested and shares the wisdom he learned.

Richard Stengel is the editor of Time magazine. He spent almost three years collaborating with Nelson Mandela on Mandela's bestselling and critically acclaimed autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom. He has written for many publications, including The New Yorker and New York Times and he is also the author of January Sun: One Day, Three Lives, A South African Town. He lives in New York with his wife, Mary Pfaff, and their two sons.


Speaker(s):

Richard Stengel | talks

 

Date and Time:

12 April 2010 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
London School of Economics and Political Science
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 2AE


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London School of Economics & Political Science
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