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Oprah, Sarah. Sarah, Oprah.

Sarah Palin is scheduled to appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show Nov. 16.

It's a long-delayed meet-and-greet for the pair: the former governor of Alaska and Republican Vice Presidential nominee declined the talk show host's invitations during the 2008 election season. Winfrey lavishly endorsed Barack Obama early on during the election primaries.

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Why the change of heart? Palin's autobiography Going Rogue: An American Life hits bookstores the same week.