Five new books launched at NSS

10 December 2018 | Art and Entertainment

Earlier this week, five new local books were launched at the Namibia Scientific Society (NSS) in the capital.

In Are you a Person or a Ghost? by Andrew Niikondo, the author recalls the hardships experienced by Namibian freedom fighters, illustrating that the life of a person is a journey with ups and downs.

Ancestors and Other Visitors is an anthology of poems by D. Stevenson, reflecting on love, faith and time. The foreword was written by Helen Vale.

The book Hauptmann Kurt Streitwolf by Hans Hilpisch focuses on a Schutztruppe soldier who with his new thinking, perceived the locals not as subjects without rights, but as partners. The second book by Hans Hilpisch, Die Kolonialkriege in Deutsch-Südwestafrika, is a contribution to return to a non-prejudicial presentation of the events of that time.

The final book launched, is Reptilien Namibias – überarbeitete Ausgabe, the latest edition of a Namibian Reptile Guide with a revision of the names and distribution maps.

For more information or to get hold of a copy of any one of these books, contact Waltraut Fritzsche at [email protected] or 061 225 372.

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