05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Max du Preez

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Max du Preez is a well known author, award winning journalist and documentary film maker. He was the founding member of Vrye Weekblad, the first Afrikaans anti-apartheid newspaper and remained its editor until it was closed down in 1994. He is the author of a number of books in both English and Afrikaans, including his memoir, Pale Native, which was runner-up for the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award, Of Warriors, Lovers and Prophets and Of Tricksters, Tyrants and Turncoats. He is the editor of Opinion Pieces by South African Thought Leaders.

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