Tagged: Michelle Obama

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

Obama's Becoming inspires PRH and NLT teaching resource

Penguin and the National Literacy Trust (NLT) have created a free teaching resource based on Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming.... Read more

Koomson headlines PRH's Becoming festival

Novelist Dorothy Koomson is joining Slay in Your Lane authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené to headline at the three-day BGF x Becoming Festival in London next month.... Read more

Audio and Becoming lift PRH worldwide revenues by 1.9%

Sales now reaching 10 million for Michelle Obama's Becoming across all editions, and "substantial" growth for audiobooks in all core markets, drove revenues up at Penguin... Read more

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