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Sequel launched to Mandela’s ‘Long Walk’ autobiography

JOHANNESBURG: The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom" will be released on Thursday after his unfinished draft was completed by a South African writer, his foundation announced. Titled "Dare not Linger", the book tells of Mandela's five years as president after the end of apartheid and the first multi-race elections in South Africa in 1994. "Long Walk to Freedom", published shortly after the election, was a global best-seller, selling more than 14 million copies, and was turned…

Brad Hogg thought of committing suicide, reveals in book

SYDNEY: Former Australia Test spinner Brad Hogg has revealed in a new book that retirement and a marriage breakdown led him to contemplate ending his life. After seven Tests and being a key part of Australia's 2003 and 2007 winning World Cups, Hogg said he had no other option than to initially retire from all forms of cricket in 2007-08 in a bid to save his marriage to former wife Andrea. In his autobiography, "The Wrong 'Un", released on Monday, he details the depths he plummeted to in the next three years when, with…