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A Potion Made of Stolen Gold to Achieve the Indian American Dream

Sanjena Sathian’s debut novel Gold Diggers is set in the Indian American suburbs of Atlanta—a world of competitive debate and spelling bees, of racing to get into the most prestigious academic summer camps, of Miss Teen India pageants—all roads leading to the promised land of America’s most... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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There Are as Many Americas as There Are Pedros

“The world will come between you,” writes Marcos Gonsalez in the prologue of his memoir Pedro’s Theory: Reimagining the Promised Land. The you here refers to both the author and his father, an immigrant from Mexico, captured in a photograph from the author’s childhood. “Hundreds of years of... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-01-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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These are the bestselling books of 2020.

You guessed it: A Promised Land, the first volume of Barack Obama’s presidential memoirs, was always going to lay waste to the competition. We called it back in September, and it has now been confirmed. Yes, as reported by Publishers Weekly earlier today, A Promised Land was the top print title... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-11 17:37:14 UTC ]
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'A Promised Land' Was 2020's Bestselling Book

A year marred by a deadly pandemic that battered the economy and by extraordinary political and racial strife nonetheless saw book sales soar, especially for a handful of major titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1

The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book tradeRichard Osman’s cosy mystery about a group of elderly sleuths, The Thursday Murder Club, has become the first debut novel ever to become the Christmas No 1, selling a remarkable... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-22 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Barack Obama has created a playlist to accompany A Promised Land.

Continuing on the Barack Obama’s Favorite Media end-of-year march, the former President has released a 20-song playlist to accompany his memoir A Promised Land, composed of songs that recall memories of his time on the campaign trail and in the White House. There’s some Beyonce, some John... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 17:24:57 UTC ]
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Obama memoir ‘A Promised Land’ delivers earnest self-reflection

The 44th president of the United States does more than defend his legacy; he shares the values that have animated his life and political career. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-12-15 00:02:29 UTC ]
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Obama memoir ‘A Promised Land’ delivers earnest self-reflection

The 44th president of the United States does more than defend his legacy; he shares the values that have animated his life and political career. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-12-15 00:02:29 UTC ]
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Obama memoir ‘A Promised Land’ delivers earnest self-reflection

The 44th president of the United States does more than defend his legacy; he shares the values that have animated his life and political career. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-12-15 00:02:29 UTC ]
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Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ Breaks NPD BookScan’s Nonfiction Records

Year's End: An already exceptionally busy year for nonfiction gets even hotter as US adult nonfiction print sales move 257 million units. The post Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ Breaks NPD BookScan’s Nonfiction Records appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-10 16:54:32 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Schuster: a new promised land

Can Penguin Random House swallow Simon & Schuster while remaining good citizens? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 00:32:40 UTC ]
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Chicago High School Students Get Free Digital Access to Obama's 'A Promised Land'

All Chicago Public Schools high school students and staff can freely access the e-book and digital audio of 'A Promised Land' through December 31, 2020, via OverDrive's Sora app. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama Memoir Sells 887,000 Copies on Day One

Barack Obama's first presidential memoir, 'A Promised Land,' sold more than 887,000 units in all formats and editions in the U.S. and Canada on its first day on sale, its publisher said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama Bio Selling Briskly at Indies

Independent booksellers reported solid first-day sales of former President Barak Obama's 'A Promised Land.' There was a downside, however, as many store owners reported some cartons of the memoir arrived damaged. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Barack Obama's memoir is a masterful lament over the fragility of hope

"A Promised Land," out Tuesday in a worldwide release, eloquently and ruefully documents the first two and a half years of Obama's presidency. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-16 21:30:00 UTC ]
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Whistleblowers and the cacophonous sounds of America

A year ago today, the Washington Post reported details about a whistleblower complaint filed from someone in the US intelligence community, vague word of which had been swirling below the news cycle for days: Trump had made a “troubling” promise to a foreign leader. The Post’s story accelerated... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-18 12:26:23 UTC ]
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First Volume of Barack Obama’s Presidential Memoir to Come This November

Former President Barack Obama's memoir A PROMISED LAND will be published on November 17, 2020. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-17 16:53:16 UTC ]
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Barack Obama's new memoir will arrive right after the presidential election

President Obama announced Thursday that his forthcoming memoir, 'A Promised Land,' will take readers inside his White House. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-17 15:24:24 UTC ]
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The first volume of Barack Obama’s memoir is getting a 3 million copy printing this November.

We’ve known for a while that Barack Obama would be coming out with a new memoir. Today his publisher confirmed that the book, A Promised Land, will be released soon after the November elections. The former president isn’t a stranger to the pen. His first memoir, Dreams From My Father: A Story of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 14:22:21 UTC ]
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Barack Obama's Memoir Is Finally Here — At Least The First Part Of It

"A Promised Land," to be released Nov. 17, weighs in at a whopping 768 pages. Obama said it's "a fun and informative read." Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-17 12:30:43 UTC ]
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