Pieter-Louis Myburgh’s “Gangster State” is one of South Africa’s top sellers.
Political books touches a certain chord in South African society that makes them bestsellers.
Factors ranging from the timing of a book’s release to its subject matter can determine whether it will crack the vaunted list.
It's easier to make the list than you might think.
Saturday is Love Your Bookshop Day –
but bookshops face many challenges.
Despite dire predictions, bookstores are doing well: they are curators of taste and community hubs. But their challenges are many – from the arrival of Amazon Down Under to a 'post-truth' climate that devalues knowledge.
What will an eBook be 20 years from now? What will a book be?
Reports of the decline of the eBook are premature. The publishing industry is changing rapidly and data that appears robust tells us less than it once did.