George Bush Kicks Off Book Interviews

Former President George Bush will kick off a book tour for his new memoir Decision Points tonight on NBC in an interview with The Today Show’s Matt Lauer.

The New York Times has more: “The NBC interview is the start of a book tour like almost no other. Mr. Bush will sit down with Oprah Winfrey and Rush Limbaugh, as well as with all three prime-time hosts on the Fox News Channel this week. There will be print interviews, too, but the only one announced so far is with AARP The Magazine.”

Crown Publishers is releasing the new memoir in North America tomorrow in print, as well as in two different eBook versions. The book will come with a standard eBook edition for sale in the U.S. and Canada, as well as a deluxe eBook version that will include interactive features and additional multimedia content.

The deluxe eBook features will include videos of the 43rd president giving a speech to 9/11 rescue workers, as well as Bush family movies. It will also include full texts of some of Bush’s key speeches, and 50 additional photographs not contained in the print edition. Follow this link to watch the trailer. In addition Random House Audio is releasing the audio book, which will be read by the former president. Crown is also putting out a limited edition cloth-bound, signed, and numbered version that will be published on November 30, 2010 for $350.

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