478pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
Profiles of seventy-seven South African public intellectuals, past and present, in the fields of politics, culture and academia.
"The Fabric of Dissent is the first major collection that brings together in one place some of the most consequential thinkers in South Africa's social history. Meticulously researched and beautifully narrated, there are hidden gems here" Jonathan Jansen, Distinguished Professor of Education, Stellenbosch University
"This is a valuable text on how ideas change society, and an indispensable historical record about the richness of South Africa's intellectual inheritance." Mcebisi Ndletyana, Associate Professor of Political Studies, University of Johannesburg