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“President Shimon Peres: The Kindle Singles Interview” by David Samuels [Kindle Edition]
In this conversation—the first-ever “Kindle Singles interview” — Shimon Peres, the 89-year-old President of Israel, Nobel Laureate, and world statesman reflects on the past and challenges the present while forecasting hope for the future of the Middle East, and all mankind.
In the interview, Peres insists that peace talks arranged by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry are serious, and he calls for a peaceful resolution to his country’s conflicts with Iran. But he also speaks candidly and insightfully about history—from his mentor David Ben Gurion and the Yom Kippur War to the Oslo Peace Accord and the personal psychology of Yasir Arafat. But he is just as engaged by developments in brain science and by social networking technologies, at one point describing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as the most important revolutionary leader in the world today. “Karl Marx never forecast Zuckerberg,” Peres said. “He made a revolution with a billion people.”
The interview was conducted by David Samuels, in association with Tablet Magazine. Samuels is a contributing editor at Harper’s and a longtime contributor to The New Yorker and The Atlantic, and the author of ‘Only Love Can Break Your Heart’ and ‘The Runner.’
“Just a fabulous interview. The discussion goes from pre-war Poland through Ben Gurion to Mark Zuckerberg. An absolute delight and a must read.” – Robert Weisberger, Amazon review
“President Shimon Peres: The Kindle Singles Interview” by David Samuels [Kindle Edition] is available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad with free Amazon app (download app – here), get Amazon app for BlackBerry – here, for Android – here and for PC– here
File Size: 135 KB
Print Length: 42 pages
Publisher: Tablet Magazine and Three Minute Happiness Inc. (July 23, 2013)
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
Price: $1.52 (Buy now)
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