Tagged: Barack Obama

Obama shares favourite reads of 2021 including Franzen and Whitehead

Former US President Barack Obama has released a 13-strong list of his favourite books of the year, spanning memoir, fiction and non-fiction, including Crossroads by Jonathan... Read more

PRH to publish collection of Obama and Springsteen conversations

Penguin Random House is to publish "a collection of candid, intimate, and entertaining conversations" between former President of the United States Barack Obama and musician Bruce Springsteen, based... Read more

Blackout optioned by Obama production company and Netflix in nine-way auction

YA book Blackout (Electric Monkey) has been picked up in a nine-way auction by Netflix with Michelle and Barack Obama’s Higher Ground Productions and Temple Hill Entertainment.... Read more

Canongate to publish YA version of Obama's Dreams From My Father

Dreams From My Father, the childhood memoir of former president of the United States Barack Obama, is to be adapted for a YA audience and will... Read more

Marcus Rashford meets Barack Obama in Penguin conversation

England and Manchester United footballer Rashford has met former US president Barack Obama for the first time in a Zoom conversation organised by Penguin Books.... Read more

Obama hails booksellers as he kicks off ABA Winter Institute

Barack Obama kicked off the American Booksellers Association (ABA) Winter Institute yesterday (18th February) by thanking bookstores for their work in passing on knowledge.... Read more

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

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