- Associated Press - Thursday, June 10, 2010

NEW YORK (AP) — From one Nobel winner to another: President Barack Obama is writing a foreword to Nelson Mandela’s new book.

Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced Wednesday that Obama will contribute to Mandela’s “Conversations With Myself.” It is a collection of diaries, journals and other personal materials of the former South African president and apartheid foe.

The book comes out Oct. 12.