Tagged: Michelle Obama

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

Michelle Obama reunites with London schools to mark Becoming editions

Michelle Obama has reunited with two London schools, joining their current and former pupils for a one-hour Zoom, to mark the paperback and younger reader... Read more

Michelle Obama's Becoming out in paperback and young readers edition in March

Michelle Obama's bestselling memoir Becoming will be published in paperback on 2nd March, alongside an edition for younger readers. Read more

Netflix to release documentary centred on Michelle Obama's book tour

Following the publication of Michelle Obama's autobiography Becoming (Viking) in 2018, Netflix is releasing a documentary film of the same name, directed by Nadia Hallgren.... Read more

Michelle Obama reads The Gruffalo on YouTube

Michelle Obama will read The Gruffalo (Macmillan Children's Books) online, the first of a four-week series that will see her narrate classic children's books.... Read more

Michelle Obama wins Grammy for Becoming audiobook

Michelle Obama has won the award for best spoken word album at the 2020 Grammys for the audiobook of her memoir Becoming (Viking).... 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, Porter and Thunberg shortlisted for BAMB reader awards

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019, with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books... 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

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

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