I know it can make text books, but does it makes actual books?
There is no option to generate a file that can be used to hand off for that express purpose.
You can of course generate a PDF from your book via iBA and find a way to print that, or you can try to extract the contents manually and do the same thing.
cunningd wrote: I know it can make text books, but does it makes actual books?
What do you consider the difference to be between "text books" and "actual books"?
If you are asking whether iBooks Author can make .epub format ebooks, the answer is no.
I think Apple figures that Pages will suffice for normal books. Version 9.0.4 introduced the feature of saving as an EPUB.
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