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Marianne Thamm
Biographical info

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 Maverick​ and also very active on Facebook, Twitter and other social media.
Marianne's multiple awards include two as Outstanding Humorous Columnist (South African Comedy Awards); several Excellence Awards as Journalist of the Year and Best Columnist (Media 24); a Mondi Award for Best Columnist; and three South African Film and Television awards for ZA News (as head writer).
She lives in Newlands, Cape Town, with her partner of many years and their two daughters.

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