Amazon.com announced "The Kindle Singles Interview," a new series designed to take advantage of the Kindle Singles platform by offering major long-form interviews with iconic figures and world leaders. The Kindle Singles Interview is a new exclusive series in the Kindle Singles store. The debut Kindle Singles Interview, The Optimist, is an interview with Shimon Peres, the 89-year-old President of Israel.
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.