Search results for tag: Nelson Mandela

Your Invitation to an Advance Screening of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Live in Sydney? Want a chance to see one of the biggest films of the year before everyone else? Hachette Australia are giving you and a friend the opportunity to attend an exclusive pre-screening of Long Walk To Freedom, the award-winning film starring Idris Elba and Naomi Harris, on February 5th at Event Cinemas, George Street, Sydney. All you need to do is buy Nelson Mandela’s bestselli... Read more

by | January 31, 2014

Nelson Mandela Passes Away, Aged 95

Former South African President and anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela has died peacefully at his Johannesburg home after a prolonged lung infection. His contribution to the world was immense, becoming the first black South African President and a key figure in ending the brutal apartheid regime that had ruled the country since 1948. After becoming a lawyer, he was repeatedly arrested f... Read more

by | December 6, 2013

Niromi de Soyza, author of Tamil Tigress, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Niromi de Soyza author of Tamil Tigress Ten Terrifying Questions ——————— 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in Kandy, the central hill country of Sri Lanka and moved to the northern town of Jaffna when I was eight. As the civil war engu... Read more

by | June 27, 2011

William and Kate and the longest bow

The Booktopia Award for the Longest Bow includes three sub-categories, namely: The RRT Lobby - given to the book/genre with the most rapid response time from the original stimulus to the introduction of the book to the marketplace, the Biggest Loser Lobby - given to the book/genre which bombed the most spectacularly and and my own personal favourite, The Most Audacious Try-on. Read more

by | February 15, 2011

Nelson Mandela : Conversations With Myself

Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, these precious and previously private documents have been gathered together into one incredible volume that offers an unprecedented insight into his life. Conversations with Myself draws on Mandela... Read more

by | October 11, 2010