Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father and The Audacity of Hope are now available on the Apple iTunes App Store.
Both books have been international best sellers. In Dreams from my Father, Obama, the son of a black African father and a white American mother, recounts an emotional odyssey. He retraces the migration of his mother’s family from Kansas to Hawaii, then to his childhood home in Indonesia. Finally he travels to Kenya, where he confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.
Written before he became President, The Audacity of Hope discusses the importance of empathy in politics, Obama's hopes for a different America with different policies, and how the ideals of democracy can be renewed.
Published by Enhanced Editions who describe themselves as a small team made up of experienced and passionate publishers, editors, technologists, designers and film-makers, both books contain a host of features to ensure the reading experience on the iPhone is a positive one.
Features include typography optimised for the iPhone and iPod touch, ability to read each chapter at a time, optional tilting of the device to automatically scroll the chapter at your speed, change the font size and style of text, night mode, add bookmarks, email quotes to friends and receive related news.
Based in the UK, Enhanced Editions tailor-make ebooks for the iPhone and are the team behind the recently released The Death of Bunny Munro by singer/songwriter Nick Cave. The application includes the full ebook, the unabridged audiobook synchronised to the text, read by the author with an original soundtrack by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, and 11 videos of Cave reading from the novel.
The critically acclaimed Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets by David Simon, The Corner by David Simon and Ed Burns and Sum by David Eagleman, are the next books to get the Enhanced Editions treatment.
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