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Barack Obama memoir hailed by booksellers as biggest title of year

Booksellers have hailed the first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs as the biggest book of the year and potentially the bestselling since the final... Read more

Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019. ... Read more

PRH US donates up to 300,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack... Read more

Obama reveals summer reads as Morrison, Whitehead, Chiang and Mantel top list

Barack Obama has revealed his summer reading list, including titles from Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead, Ted Chiang and Hilary Mantel. Read more

Princeton University Press snaps up The Obama Portraits

Princeton University Press will publish The Obama Portraits, in association with the National Portrait Gallery, Washington.  Read more

PRH tight-lipped on Obama delay report

Penguin Random House has declined to make any public comment on a press report that Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir has been pushed back until 2020.... Read more

Barack and Michelle Obama reveal first projects for Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama have revealed their first string of productions for Netflix which includes a project with author Michael Lewis. Read more

Barack Obama reveals favourite books of 2018 - and Becoming tops list

Barack Obama has revealed his favourite books of 2018—and his wife Michelle's memoir Becoming (Viking) has topped his list. Read more

Westover, Ondaatje and Jones among Obama's summer reads

Barack Obama has revealed that Tara Westover’s Educated, Michael Ondaatje's Warlight and An American Marriage by Tayari Jones are among his favourite summer reads of... Read more

Obama reveals Africa-inspired summer reading list

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nelson Mandela and Ben Rhodes are among the authors featured on Barack Obama's summer reading list ahead of his trip to Africa.... Read more

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