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Now Available: Mandela’s Way: Lessons on Life by Richard Stengel

Mandela's WayWritten by the co-author of Nelson Mandela’s international bestselling autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, Mandela’s Way presents twelve powerful lessons on life and leadership based on the life and work of Nelson Mandela, whose fight against apartheid in South Africa has become an enduring example of resistance against injustice and oppression.

A recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Mandela is a man who truly changed the course of world history and is arguably the most inspirational figure of the past century.

About the author

Richard Stengel is Time magazine’s 16th managing editor. After college, he was a Rhodes Scholar and studied English and history at Christ Church, Oxford. Stengel became a senior writer and essayist at Time, where he covered both the 1988 and 1996 presidential campaign. He also wrote for The New Yorker, The New Republic, ‘Spy’, and the New York Times.

Stengel has authored several books including January Sun: One Day, Three Lives, A South African Town and You’re too Kind: A Brief History of Flattery. In 1993 he collaborated with Nelson Mandela on Mandela’s bestselling autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom. He later served as co-producer of the 1996 documentary Mandela. Stengel later returned to print journalism and served in several positions at Time, including as nation and culture editor, and managing editor for In 2004, Stengel became president and chief executive officer of the National Constitution Center, a museum and education center in Philadelphia. In 2006, he returned to Time magazine as managing editor.

Stengel is married to Mary Pfaff, who is originally from South Africa. They have two sons.

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