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Meet the Author

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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Neil Gaiman: Meet the Author

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.

49mins

6 Mar 2015

Rank #1

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William Boyd: Meet the Author

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

58mins

4 Sep 2015

Rank #2

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Margaret Atwood: Meet the Author

Margaret Atwood discusses MaddAddam, the last instalment in her speculative fiction trilogy, and her new collection of short stories, Stone Mattress, at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.

49mins

8 Oct 2014

Rank #3

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Nick Frost: Meet the Author

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.

40mins

19 Oct 2015

Rank #4

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John Lithgow: Meet the Author

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

44mins

5 Oct 2011

Rank #5

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Rick Riordan: Meet the Author

Bestselling mystery writer Rick Riordan talks about The Blood of Olympus, his fifth title in the Heroes of Olympus series for kids.

35mins

20 Oct 2014

Rank #6

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Brandon Sanderson: Meet the Author

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.

45mins

21 Oct 2015

Rank #7

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Tory Burch: Meet the Author

Author and designer Tory Burch talks about her upcoming first book Tory Burch: In Color and shares the inspirations behind it.

41mins

15 Oct 2014

Rank #8

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Boris Becker: Meet the Author

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.

45mins

17 Jun 2015

Rank #9

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Nick Cannon: Meet the Author

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.

42mins

18 Mar 2015

Rank #10

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Daniel Lubetzky: Meet the Author

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.

49mins

18 Jun 2015

Rank #11

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Jim Lee and Scott Snyder: Meet the Author

Jim Lee, world-renowned comic book artist and co-publisher of DC Comics, and famed comics writer Scott Snyder visited the Apple Store, SoHo to talk Batman: Zero Year. Moderated by Grantland and Deadspin correspondent David Shoemaker, Lee and Snyder discuss the creative process, the future of comics, and why Batman still has that scowl after all these years.

45mins

9 Oct 2014

Rank #12

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Brian Blessed: Meet the Author

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.

55mins

23 Oct 2015

Rank #13

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David Gelles: Meet the Author

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

38mins

31 Mar 2015

Rank #14

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Edith Bowman: Meet the Author

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.

47mins

15 May 2015

Rank #15

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Refinery29: Style Stalking

Authors Christene Barberich and Piera Gelardi discuss Refinery29’s first-ever book Style Stalking with fashion editors Laura Brown, Aya Kanai, and Preetma Singh.

52mins

27 Oct 2014

Rank #16

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Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin: Meet the Author

Gillian Anderson talks about her first novel, A Vision of Fire, an epic sci-fi thriller she cowrote with bestselling writer Jeff Rovin.

32mins

13 Oct 2014

Rank #17

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Batman: Meet the Author

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

40mins

13 Oct 2015

Rank #18

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Tara Stiles: Meet the Author

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.

38mins

17 Mar 2015

Rank #19

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David Nicholls: Meet the Author

Bestselling author David Nicholls discusses his latest book at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London. Us tells the story of a family, recounted over the course of what may well be their final weeks together. Spanning nine countries and twenty-five years, the story is epic and intimate, funny and heartbreaking.

43mins

15 Oct 2014

Rank #20