MARIANNE THAMM is a top-selling author, comedian and commentator-at-large. She has written several successful books, including Alison Botha’s story I Have Life. Marianne’s online following is huge, she appears live and on TV, and is known for her in-depth, off-beat journalism. She is assistant editor at The Daily Maverickâ€‹ and also very active on Facebook, Twitter and other social media. Her most recent book is Hitler, Verwoerd, Mandela and Me.