Fayard to be French publisher of Obama memoirs

Fayard to be French publisher of Obama memoirs

Editions Fayard will publish Barack and Michelle Obama’s memoirs in the French language, chairman and c.e.o. Sophie de Closets has announced

The Obamas will join Hillary Clinton, Nelson Mandela and Henry Kissinger in the house’s catalogue, de Closets said. She did not disclose the price Fayard is paying for the French rights, and added that the contents of the books, their titles and publication dates will be announced later.

The US ex-president and first lady recently signed book deals with Penguin Random House, reported by the Financial Times to be worth a record $60 million. The publis...

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