Njabulo S Ndebele

NJABULO S. NDEBELE is an established scholar, public figure, and author whose critical and creative writing have tackled the effects of the apartheid regime on black communities, the rhetoric of protest, democracy and reconciliation, and the system of higher education in South Africa. He regularly plays the role of a public intellectual through his interventions in the media on topical issues facing South Africa in its ongoing transition. Ndebele served as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town from July 2000 to 2008 and he was inaugurated as the Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg in December 2012. He obtained his Masters degree in English Literature from Cambridge University, in the UK, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy, English and American Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Denver, in the USA. Ndebele’s published works include Fools and Other Stories (1983, 2006); Rediscovery of the Ordinary (1991, 2006); Bonolo and the Peach Tree (1991); Sarah, Rings and I (1993); Death of a Son (1996); the original edition of The Cry of Winnie Mandela (2003); and Fine Lines from the Box (2007).

Books by Njabulo S Ndebele