Controversial book talk

* Part of the crowd keen to hear the conversation about The Presidents Keepers.

Author Jacques Pauw drew a record crowd of 300 people to the Brass Bell in Kalk Bay, to talk about his controversial bestseller The President’s Keepers. The event, hosted by Kalk Bay Books, was held at the Bikini Deck at the Brass Bell on Tuesday evening November 21. Jacques Pauw was in con-
versation with his friend Max Du Preez.

The President’s Keepers: – Those Keeping Zuma in power and out of prison is a book by South African investigative journalist Jacques Pauw, about allegedly corrupt and compromised power networks in the government of President Jacob Zuma.

The book is currently the fastest selling in SA, having sold out of its first print run of 40 000 copies, and the new run of 30 000 is largely pre-sold, said Erika Oosthuizen, the nonfiction publisher at NB Publishers.

The President’s Keepers has also become a global hit, being placed in the top on