George W Bush isn't the only US president to have released a book this month. Current US president Barack Obama has penned a children's book, called Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to my Daughters, which was released on Tuesday. The third instalment in Obama's three-book deal with Random House, originally signed in 2004, has significantly more pictures and fewer words than his previous two efforts. This hasn't been enough to propel it to number one spot on Amazon though - Bush's memoirs still hold that honour, while Of Thee I Sing sits at a lowly 35. For the record, Shit My Dad Says is currently in 29th spot. Read more: Sapa, via News24, Washington Post
While we have your attention...
An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money - though not nearly as much as its absence.
Every article, every day, is our contribution to Defending Truth in South Africa. If you would like to join us on this mission, you could do much worse than support Daily Maverick's quest by becoming a Maverick Insider.
Click here to become a Maverick Insider and get a closer look at the Truth.
Adolf Hitler was the first European leader to ban human zoos.