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In a Friday Instagram post, Barack Obama recommended 11 new books on his end-of-year favorites list, which included the former POTUS's favorite songs, movies, and books of President Obama's favorite books list also included 18 titles that were mentioned on previous lists throughout the year, such as his summer reading list , which was inspired by his post-presidency trip to Africa. His favorite title? Of course, it's Becoming by Michelle Obama, the best-selling book of Many of the 11 new books on President Obama's end-of-year list have gotten a lot of attention in The Largesse of the Sea Maiden was the highly anticipated new collection of short fiction from Jesus' Son author Denis Johnson, who sadly passed away in at the age of
The former president recommends books about Jim Crow, Thomas Cromwell, female scientists, spies, single moms, immigrants and space aliens. Barack Obama includes the work of the late, great author Toni Morrison on his summer reading list for Even though most of us will never become the president of the United States, we can still read like one. It's August, so I wanted to let you know about a few books I've been reading this summer, in case you're looking for The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Colson Whitehead -- best known for his previous book The Underground Railroad -- tackles another moment in American history told through the story of two boys sentenced to a nightmarish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
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If reading a book or two this summer is still on your bucket list, former U. President Barack Obama recently shared a few of the book titles he has personally managed to tackle in his down time. The books, by authors who've won literary prizes and topped best-seller lists, are ones you might want to check out.
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Barack Obama has revealed his favourite books of —and his wife Michelle's memoir Becoming Viking has topped his list. Becoming, which held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a third week , was also the firm favourite of the former president as he continued his annual tradition of revealing his favourite books, films and songs of the year. Posting the list on his official Facebook page —Obama broke from his usual alphabetised format to put the former first lady at the top, noting the memoir was "obviously my favourite. Discussing the list, Obama said: "It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the year through the books, movies, and music that I found most thought-provoking, inspiring, or just plain loved. It also gives me a chance to highlight talented authors, artists, and storytellers—some who are household names and others who you may not have heard of before. View the discussion thread. Barack Obama Michelle Obama.