Who Was Nelson Mandela?
By Meg Belviso & Pam Pollack
Narrated by Mark Bramhall / 1 hour 2 minutes
As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution. He spent twenty-seven years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of the new South Africa. He became the country’s first black president and went on to live his dream of... Read More »
Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage
Narrated by Richard Stengel / 4 hours 43 minutes
A compact, profoundly inspiring book that captures the spirit of Nelson Mandela, distilling the South African leader’s wisdom into 15 vital life lessons
We long for heroes and have too few. Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 at the age of ninety-five, is the closest thing the world has to a secular saint. He liberated a country from a system of... Read More »
Conversations with Myself
Narrated by John Kani / 10 hours 1 minute
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, he has bestowed his entire extant personal papers, which offer an unprecedented insight into his remarkable life.
A singular international... Read More »
Dare Not Linger
The Presidential Years
Narrated by Adrian Lester / 13 hours 22 minutes
The long-awaited second volume of Nelson Mandela’s memoirs, left unfinished at his death and never before available, are here completed and expanded with notes and speeches written by Mandela during his historic presidency, making for a moving sequel to his worldwide bestseller Long Walk to Freedom.
“I have discovered the secret that after... Read More »
Great African American Speeches
Includes Two Bonus Speeches by Nelson Mandela
By Nelson Mandela, others & SpeechWorks
9 hours 2 minutes
In this collection, African American leaders change history with the power of the spoken word.Martin Luther King, Jr.: I've Been to the Mountaintop (1968), Unfulfilled Dreams (1968)US Representative Barbara Jordan: DNC Keynote Address (1976)Malcolm X: Field Negro vs. House Negro (1963)Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Be Not Afraid... Read More »
Long Walk to Freedom - Abridged
The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Narrated by Danny Glover / 6 hours
Read by Danny Glover, with an introduction by Kofi Annan.
Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from... Read More »
Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
Narrated by Desmond Tutu, Alan Rickman, Whoopi Goldberg, Matt Damon, Parminder Nagra, Forest Whitaker, Sean Hayes, Charlize Theron, Benjamin Bratt, Scarlett Johansson, Ricardo Chavira, Debra Messing, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Hugh Jackman, Gillian Anderson, CCH Pounder, Blair Underwood, LeVar Burton, Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett, Sophie Okonedo, Helen Mirren, Don Cheadle & Alfre Woodard / 3 hours 42 minutes
Visit http://mandelasfavoritefolktales.com/ for clips and bios of all performers.
Winner of the 2010 Audie for Audiobook of the Year, Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an extraordinary audiobook featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh... Read More »
Mandela: An Audio History
Narrated by Desmond Tutu & Nelson Mandela / 1 hour 17 minutes
Recognized as one of the most comprehensive oral histories of apartheid ever broadcast (NPR, BBC, CBC, SABC), Mandela: An Audio History tells the story of the struggle against apartheid through rare sound recordings. The series weaves together more than 50 first-person interviews with an unprecedented collection of archival sound: a rare... Read More »
Good Morning, Mr Mandela
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh / 14 hours 9 minutes
A white Afrikaner, Zelda la Grange grew up in segregated South Africa, supporting the regime and the rules of apartheid. Her conservative family referred to the imprisoned Nelson Mandela as “a terrorist.” Yet just a few years after his release and the end of apartheid, she would be traveling the world by Mr. Mandela’s side, having grown to... Read More »
La sonrisa de Mandela
By John Carlin
Narrated by Juan Antonio Bernal / 5 hours 7 minutes
Un retrato íntimo del hombre que inspiró al mundo, Nelson Mandela, por el autor del libro en el que se basó la película Invictus.
Entre el 11 de febrero de 1990 y el 10 de mayo de 1994, Nelson Mandela pasó de ser el prisionero político más famoso del mundo a presidente de su país. Fueron cuatro años vertiginosos y fascinantes que dieron la ... Read More »