Reasons to vote ANC: The blank, fast selling manuscript

Imagine picking up a book from a book store because its title or cover illustrations caught your attention but when you flip through the pages you're met with clean, blank pages.

We kid you not! The cover of the book is clad with colours of the African National Congress (ANC) and is titled 'Reasons to vote ANC'. The 'author' is Thami Thami'.

Tibo Mlik, Publisher of Reasons to Vote for the ANC says he found the concept and manuscript of the book interesting and comprehensive. The book doesn't try to do more than it does, it is incredibly researched says Mlik.

The book does say what needs to be said about our current state of politics.

Tibo Mlik, Publisher of Reasons to Vote for the ANC

Mlik goes on to say that the book is like a physical punchline and is selling well because people are looking for ways to express their disdain with the way the country is run.

A book with no words is making dialogue happen.

Tibo Mlik, Publisher of Reasons to Vote for the ANC

Thami Thami is described by Mlik as a writer, activist and struggle historian. According to the publisher, the book is fast disappearing off the shelves and is the second best selling currently.

The book retails for R49.

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This article first appeared on 702 : Reasons to vote ANC: The blank, fast selling manuscript


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