Tagged: Barack Obama

Obama shares his favourite reads of 2020

Barack Obama has released a 17-strong list of his favourite books of the year, spanning memoir, fiction and non-fiction, including Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar (Tinder Press), How Much of These... Read more

Obama's A Promised Land scores a third week at the top

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one for a third week running.  Read more

Obama to appear in interview with Olusoga on BBC1

Penguin Random House UK has revealed a major BBC TV and radio package it has been working on with the BBC for A Promised Land will include an interview between Barack... Read more

PRH's Obama UK media campaign kicks off this weekend

With Barack Obama's memoir out from Viking on Tuesday (17th November), PRH's UK media campaign will kick off this weekend. Read more

Barack Obama and Duchess of Cornwall join Booker Prize ceremony

Barack Obama, the Duchess of Cornwall and Kazuo Ishiguro will be among the star speakers at this year's Booker Prize ceremony. Read more

Obama's memoir revelations shared as CNN obtains copy ahead of publication

A copy of Barack Obama's memoir A Promised Land has been obtained by CNN, seeing key contents of the book shared widely ahead of Tuesday's publication date. It has... Read more

PRH UK shares details of 'biggest ever campaign' for A Promised Land

Penguin Random House UK has revealed its biggest ever marketing campaign is under way for Barack Obama’s memoir A Promised Land, the publication date for which remains 17th... Read more

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

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