Where are the Non-fiction Books?

A quick look at Amazon and I find more than 25 books about the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. There are books focussing just on the events of that horrible night.

Books about the trial. Books about Reeva Steenkamp’s life and her untimely end.

I know for a fact at least three of these books, on which friends of mine worked, that were commissioned by publishers and were being written during the trial with a mad dash as soon as the sentence was handed down to get the book to the printers and into the shops when the interest was still high.

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