Former president of the United States Barack Obama
talks to writer Tommy Wieringa
in the current affairs
The conversation was prompted by Obama's memoirs, broadcaster NTR announced on Monday.
Obama will release the nearly 800-page first volume of his memoirs on Tuesday, titled
A Promised Land
To sell the book, the former president will talk to five main characters in the literary world from different European countries.
In Spain, for example, he speaks to author Isabel Allende.
The conversation between Obama and Wieringa took place in Washington and was about authorship and the current political situation in the US.
The conversation that Wieringa, known from books such as
These are the names
and as a columnist for
, had with Obama on Tuesday 17 November at 9.30 pm on NPO2.
A Promised Land is released
on the same day