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The Patriots: On Reading Becoming in Tehran, by Shohreh Laici

Cultural Cross Sections Shohreh Laici Photo of Tehran by Xiquinho Silva / Flickr A writer in Tehran incapable of entering the US under the Muslim travel ban encounters Michelle Obama’s Becoming in a beauty salon. Reading the Farsi translation, she... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-11-26 14:55:39 UTC ]
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Apocalyptic Childhood: On Cixin Liu’s “Supernova Era”

CIXIN LIU IS having a moment. The recent publication in English of his Three-Body Problem trilogy has been rightly hailed as a sea change for Chinese science fiction in translation, garnering myriad awards and receiving wide acclaim — including an endorsement from Barack Obama. The Wandering... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-10-29 17:00:45 UTC ]
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Look at Barack Obama's summer reading list

Former President Barack Obama's reading list includes Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead and Stephanie Land Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-16 18:20:44 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 11:40:17 UTC ]
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Barack Obama's Memoir Won't Be Released Until At Least 2020

It sets up the possibility that the former president's highly anticipated book will come out during the 2020 campaign. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-08 11:31:20 UTC ]
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Little, Brown acquires 'no-nonsense guide for women' by Obama's ex-assistant

Little, Brown has acquired a “no-nonsense guide for women” by Barack Obama’s former right-hand woman Alyssa Mastromonaco. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are Barack Obama’s favorite books, movies, and songs from 2018

Of course, Michelle Obama’s Becoming was No. 1. Barack Obama may be out of the White House, but he is continuing a few traditions. The former president–and current most admired man in the U.S.– took to social media on Friday to share a few of his favorite things, including Black... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 3, 2018

Barack Obama, in an August 19 Facebook post, shared the books he’s been reading lately. Of those, 'An American Marriage' by Tayari Jones returns to our lists after an absence of a few months, as does Hans Rosling’s 'Factfulness.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former U.S. Ambassador and CNET Exec Buys Louisville Magazine

Louisville Magazine and its website Louisville.com have been purchased by former U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom, Matthew Barzun, for an undisclosed amount. The monthly publication, which is known in its community for shedding light on often-ignored neighborhoods and stories, will be under... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama's summer reading list includes empathy, understanding and 'Factfulness'

Former President Obama has shared his summer reading list, and it shows a drive toward understanding and empathy. Obama posted some of his book recommendations on Facebook on Sunday. The former president praised five books he's enjoyed in the last months, including a novel by a Canadian literary... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Obama and Clinton aide writes on women and leadership for Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a book about women and leadership from a former Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton aide, Jennifer Palmieri. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling book on chaos of Trump's first year is itself the product of that dysfunction

Donald Trump has this much in common with Barack Obama: Both presidents’ first years spawned books that chronicled crises. Obama’s crisis, however, was inherited. Trump’s has been largely self-made. Trump even provided the alliterative title — “Fire and Fury” — for the book that has roiled... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Journalist Mark Halperin suspended by MSNBC over sexual harassment claims

Veteran reporter ‘deeply sorry’ after five women say he sexually harassed themAlleged incidents occurred at ABC in early 2000sProminent MSNBC journalist Mark Halperin – co-author of a best-selling book about Barack Obama – has been suspended from his role as a contributor to the network... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover versions: why are UK and US book jackets often so different?

The American edition of Hillary Clinton’s What Happened looks stylish and elegant; the UK one is dreadful. But the reasons that books differ so much across different markets isn’t solely down to simple salesCovers sell books. But in the case of Hillary Clinton’s memoir What Happened, you can’t... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama to endorse Jo Cox memoir

The memoir of late Labour MP Jo Cox, written by her husband Brendan, has received the backing of former president Barack Obama who said she "made the world a better place". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: January 18, 2017

A Texas bookstore readies for opening in a former Borders location; a New Jersey bookstore inspired by Barack Obama’s first election turns eight; a New Hampshire college store ponders going corporate; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Run for Office

On Friday, Donald J. Trump, liar, con man, bigot, serial assailant, former reality TV star, failed casino magnate, failed football team owner, failed airline owner, failed magazine publisher, failed steak salesman, and loser of the national popular vote, will be sworn in as the 45th president of... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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