September 29, 2009
Posted: 02:18 AM ET
By Deirdre Donahue, USA TODAY
Note: Rabbi Scmuley Boteach is scheduled to appear on Larry King Live Tuesday, 9pm.
The King of Pop lives on in the hearts of publishers who are releasing a batch of new Michael Jackson books this fall.
Just out with a 400,000 first printing: The Michael Jackson Tapes: A Tragic Icon Reveals His Soul in Intimate Conversation by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach (Vanguard Press, $25.95). Boteach hosts the TLC show Shalom in the Home.
The New Jersey rabbi met Jackson in March 1999 through entertainer Uri Geller. The book is an annotated collection of Boteach's 30 hours of taped interviews with Jackson conducted from August 2000 to April 2001.
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