Titles from the award-winning independent publisher Canongate Books are now available on Apple's iBookstore, with Barack Obama's 'Dreams From My Father' available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch readers.

Philip Pullman, Yann Martel, David Eagleman and Nick Cave will be among Canongate authors available to download.

"We are very excited to be making our books available through the iBookstore for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch," said Dan Franklin, digital editor at Canongate Books. "This move is significant and is a key part of our efforts to get our ebooks to as wide an audience as possible".

Founded in 1973, Canongate Books are one of the founding members of the Independent Alliance, a global alliance of ten UK publishers and their international partners who share a common vision of editorial excellence, original, diverse publishing, innovation in marketing and commercial success.

iBookstore is a free download from the Apple iTunes App Store.

Barack Obama's 'Dreams From My Father