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Meet the Author

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iBooks and the Apple Store have teamed up to bring you an incredible mix of interesting authors talking about the biggest books. Subscribe and you'll hear fiction and nonfiction authors from Neil Gaiman to Jeff Kinney to Clive Davis to Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson to Mario Batali discuss their latest books. If you like what you hear, download the books on iBooks.

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iBooks and the Apple Store have teamed up to bring you an incredible mix of interesting authors talking about the biggest books. Subscribe and you'll hear fiction and nonfiction authors from Neil Gaiman to Jeff Kinney to Clive Davis to Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson to Mario Batali discuss their latest books. If you like what you hear, download the books on iBooks.

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Very fun

By Sunny Stillwater - Dec 26 2014
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Well done and very entertaining.

Great Podcast

By Duke1977 - Nov 08 2007
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This is a wonderful podcast. Apple really comes through on this one.

iTunes Ratings

89 Ratings
Average Ratings
42
15
8
14
10

Very fun

By Sunny Stillwater - Dec 26 2014
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Well done and very entertaining.

Great Podcast

By Duke1977 - Nov 08 2007
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This is a wonderful podcast. Apple really comes through on this one.

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Meet the Author

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iBooks and the Apple Store have teamed up to bring you an incredible mix of interesting authors talking about the biggest books. Subscribe and you'll hear fiction and nonfiction authors from Neil Gaiman to Jeff Kinney to Clive Davis to Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson to Mario Batali discuss their latest books. If you like what you hear, download the books on iBooks.

Brian Blessed: Meet the Author

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Actor, film star, trained undertaker, unlikely diplomat, secret romantic, martial artist and mountaineer and national treasure, Brian Blessed discusses his autobiography, Absolute Pandemonium. Hosted by Robin Ince at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Oct 23 2015

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Shania Twain: Meet the Author

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Best-selling author and award-winning country-pop star Shania Twain discusses her memoir, "From This Moment On," an in-depth look at her challenging childhood and her rise to worldwide fame.

May 13 2011

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Christopher Paolini: Meet the Authors

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Christopher Paolini lets us behind the scenes and into his Ineritance Cycle series of books to learn about his inspiration and how the series became a sensation.

Jun 03 2011

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John Lithgow: Meet the Author

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John Lithgow discusses his book, “Drama: An Actor’s Education,” which reflects on how his early life shaped his identity and his craft.

Oct 05 2011

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Erik Larson: Meet the Author

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Sometimes the best way to tell a story about something vast and far reaching is to focus instead on the microcosm. And so it goes with Erik Larson’s "In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin." A book of nonfiction that resembles good fiction, Larson’s latest work looks at Berlin in the 1930s and explores why the world didn’t recognize the Nazi threat until too late.

Jun 13 2011

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Brad Meltzer, Michael Koryta, & David Baldacci: Meet the Authors

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An introduction to three authors who are at the height of their careers. Brad Meltzer, bestselling author of The Book of Fate, talks about his thriller, The Inner Circle. Michael Koryta discusses his supernatural thriller, So Cold the River. David Baldacci's tremendously successful first novel, Absolute Power, was adapted into a film and turned him into a household name.

Jun 02 2011

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Brandon Sanderson: Meet the Author

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The Sunday Times—and New York Times—best-selling epic fantasy author Brandon Sanderson discusses his brand-new Mistborn adventure, Shadows of Self, with Bradley P Beaulieu, the author of Twelve Kings, at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Oct 21 2015

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Robert Ben Garant & Thom Lennon: Meet the Authors

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Robert Ben Garant & Thomas Lennon have made over a billion dollars for the Hollywood studios, banked bushels of cash for themselves, and earned the love and respect of film critics everywhere (that last part is not true) with hit movies like Night at the Museum franchise and The Pacifier. In "Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!" they share their hard-earned insider knowledge on how to structure, pitch, write, and drink with the best of them.

Aug 10 2011

32mins

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Pete Hamill: Meet the Author

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Pete Hamill discusses his book, "Tabloid City," which chronicles the extraordinary drama of a fateful day in New York City.

May 31 2011

41mins

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Melissa de la Cruz & Ally Carter: Meet the Authors

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: Melissa de la Cruz is the bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for teens, including the Au Pairs series and the Blue Bloods series. Ally Carter is the author of the best-selling Gallagher Girls series and Heist Society.

Jun 03 2011

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Portia DeRossi: Meet the Author

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Actor and author Portia DeRossi discusses her unflinchingly honest book, “Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain” with guest moderator Whoopi Goldberg.

Nov 11 2010

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Bryan & Michael Voltaggio: Meet the Authors

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In their much-anticipated debut cookbook, chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio of Bravo’s "Top Chef" explore the concept of family by crafting stories illustrated by ingredient-driven recipes, personal experiences, and modern perspectives on food.

Nov 08 2011

41mins

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Susan Orlean: Meet the Author

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Hear how Susan Orleanr crafts brilliantly engaging, witty, and passionate narratives about real-life characters.

Jun 02 2011

43mins

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Steve Stoute: Meet the Author

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Steve Stoute, marketing guru and author of The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy, discusses his experiences connecting cultural icons with blue-chip marketers. The event was moderated by Josh Tyrangiel, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg Businessweek.

Sep 27 2011

38mins

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Tim Ferriss: Meet the Author

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Tim Ferriss discusses The 4-Hour Body, the result of an obsessive quest to hack the human body. A guru and role model to millions of readers, Ferriss sits for a candid conversation at the Apple Store, SoHo.

Jun 08 2011

50mins

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Gena Showalter: Meet the Author

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Gena Showalter discusses the 7th installment in her Lords of the Underworld series, "The Darkest Secret."

May 31 2011

34mins

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Nick Frost: Meet the Author

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Nick Frost discusses his new book Truths, Half Truths & Little White Lies. The story of his life warts-and-all, the memoir is funny but also dark, exhilarating and movingly honest. Hosted by Chris Hewitt at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Oct 19 2015

40mins

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Batman: Meet the Author

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Author Scott Snyder and illustrator Greg Capullo discuss Batman Vol. 7: Endgame, talk about their creative collaborations, and take questions.

Oct 13 2015

40mins

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William Boyd: Meet the Author

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Bestselling author William Boyd discusses his latest novel Sweet Caress at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Sep 04 2015

58mins

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Daniel Lubetzky: Meet the Author

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Author, KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky talks about Do the KIND Thing. The book shares the revolutionary principles that have shaped KIND’s business model and led to its success, while offering an intensely personal look into the mind of a pioneering social entrepreneur.

Jun 18 2015

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Brand Yourself Like a Celebrity with Jeetendr Sehdev

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Join the world's leading celebrity expert Jeetendr Sehdev as he discusses his new book, "The Kim Kardashian Principle: Why Shameless Sells (And How to Do it Right).”

Mar 27 2017

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Buzz Aldrin: Meet the Author

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Celebrated astronaut and best-selling author Buzz Aldrin talks about No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon.

Apr 14 2016

16mins

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Sylvia Day: Meet the Author

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Join best-selling author Sylvia Day in a discussion and audience Q&A about One with You

Apr 14 2016

18mins

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The Education of Kevin Powell: Meet the Author

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Author Kevin Powell discusses his new memoir, The Education of Kevin Powell, with Vibe Editor-in-Chief Datwon Thomas.

Nov 19 2015

1hr 12mins

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NARUTO - ナルト: クリエーターに会おう

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漫画家、著者である岸本斉史が15年におよぶ連載ベストセラーマンガシリーズの「NARUTO - ナルト」について議論する。

Oct 26 2015

45mins

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Brian Blessed: Meet the Author

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Actor, film star, trained undertaker, unlikely diplomat, secret romantic, martial artist and mountaineer and national treasure, Brian Blessed discusses his autobiography, Absolute Pandemonium. Hosted by Robin Ince at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Oct 23 2015

55mins

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Brandon Sanderson: Meet the Author

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The Sunday Times—and New York Times—best-selling epic fantasy author Brandon Sanderson discusses his brand-new Mistborn adventure, Shadows of Self, with Bradley P Beaulieu, the author of Twelve Kings, at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Oct 21 2015

45mins

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Nick Frost: Meet the Author

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Nick Frost discusses his new book Truths, Half Truths & Little White Lies. The story of his life warts-and-all, the memoir is funny but also dark, exhilarating and movingly honest. Hosted by Chris Hewitt at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Oct 19 2015

40mins

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Naruto: Meet the Creator

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Manga artist and author Masashi Kishimoto discusses his 15 years of work creating his best-selling manga series, Naruto.

Oct 13 2015

45mins

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Batman: Meet the Author

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Author Scott Snyder and illustrator Greg Capullo discuss Batman Vol. 7: Endgame, talk about their creative collaborations, and take questions.

Oct 13 2015

40mins

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Eilon Paz: Meet the Author

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Photographer, author, and vinyl lover Eilon Paz along with Rich Medina talk about Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting.

Sep 23 2015

44mins

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William Boyd: Meet the Author

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Bestselling author William Boyd discusses his latest novel Sweet Caress at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.

Sep 04 2015

58mins

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Daniel Lubetzky: Meet the Author

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Author, KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky talks about Do the KIND Thing. The book shares the revolutionary principles that have shaped KIND’s business model and led to its success, while offering an intensely personal look into the mind of a pioneering social entrepreneur.

Jun 18 2015

49mins

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Boris Becker: Meet the Author

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Boris Becker discusses his career and introduces his new book, Boris Becker's Wimbledon. Hosted by Alice Baxter at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.

Jun 17 2015

45mins

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Edith Bowman: Meet the Author

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Edith Bowman discusses her new book, Edith Bowman’s Great British Music Festivals, at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London. Edith reflects on some of the greatest festival moments of the last 20 years, and shares her insights from behind the scenes of the UK’s best music festivals.

May 15 2015

47mins

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David Gelles: Meet the Author

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Finance journalist and New York Times reporter David Gelles talks about the inspiration behind his new book, Mindful Work.

Mar 31 2015

38mins

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Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli: Meet the Author

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Co-authors Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli talk about their book Becoming Steve Jobs. The book sheds new light on the colorful and compelling figure who became one of the most famous CEOs in history. Moderated by John Gruber of Daring Fireball. Becoming Steve Jobs is available on

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Mar 27 2015

49mins

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Nick Cannon: Meet the Author

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Author Nick Cannon talks about Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems, his new children’s book that brings together hip-hop and poetry.

Mar 18 2015

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Tara Stiles: Meet the Author

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Author Tara Stiles and photographer Andrew Scrivani talk about Make Your Own Rules Diet, which helps readers tune into a diet that makes them feel good.

Mar 17 2015

38mins

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Neil Gaiman: Meet the Author

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Award-winning author Neil Gaiman discusses his new book Trigger Warning, a rich cornucopia of horror and ghosts stories, science fiction and fairy tales, fabulism and poetry that explores the realm of experience and emotion at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.

Mar 06 2015

49mins

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