Mark Gevisser is the author of A Legacy of Liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the Future of the South African Dream, published by Palgrave Macmillan in the UK, and by Jonathan Ball in South Africa under the title, Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred. It was the winner of the Sunday Times 2008 Alan Paton Prize and was lauded by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘probably the finest piece of non-fiction to come out of South Africa since the end of apartheid’. Mark is also a heritage curator and a political analyst. His journalism has appeared in publications and journals including Granta, the New York Times, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, Public Culture, Foreign Affairs and Art in America. He currently writes most regularly for the Guardian in the UK and the Mail & Guardian and the Sunday Times in South Africa. He lives in Cape Town.