Podcast #143 – Jonny Steinberg
This week we interview Jonny Steinberg, author of Winnie and Nelson Mandela: Portrait of a Marriage, published by Knopf in May 2023. Steinberg has written several books about everyday life in the wake of South Africa’s transition to democracy, and he is a two-time winner of South Africa’s premier nonfiction award and an inaugural winner of the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize. Steinberg served as professor of African Studies at Oxford University and currently he teaches part-time at Yale and at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research in Johannesburg. Jonny Steinberg was interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member Sonja Williams.