Barack Obama shares his favorite books, music and movies of 2018. Sorry, television

Former President Barack Obama weighed in on the best pop culture of 2018 on Friday, posting his favorite books, movies and music of the year on his official Facebook page. Sorry, television. Better luck next year. “As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-29 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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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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Hotels Share Favorite Travel Stories for World Book Day: Critical Linking, April 23, 2020

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How to Share Books and Movies Through Amazon Household

The retail giant offers a way to share your Prime benefits—including Kindle titles, audiobooks, and free Prime shipping—with others in your home. Continue reading at Wired

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Michelle Obama's book 'most valuable' of 2018

The memoir of the former First Lady helped boost UK Christmas book sales in the UK in 2018, The Bookseller says. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW's Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2018

We asked the authors of our top 10 books of 2018 to share their favorite titles published this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2018: Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel: You Can Judge a Book By Its Musical

The creators of the six-time Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen have collaborated with a novelist to turn their story into a book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Crown to Publish Books by Barack and Michelle Obama

Former President Barack Obama, in Manhattan last month. Many questions about the Obamas’ books deal are unanswered — like the size of the advance and whether they are both memoirs. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack and Michelle Obama books coming after deal announced

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Barack and Michelle Obama sign $91m book deal with Penguin Random House

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed with publishing house Penguin Random, for a record breaking sum.   Continue reading at Stuff

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Barack and Michelle Obama sign record book deals with Penguin Random House

Books by former president and first lady said to have been sold for more than $60m and will focus on White House yearsBarack and Michelle Obama have signed book deals with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced on Tuesday.Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, for which several... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Barack Obama book deal for presidential memoirs expected to top $27 million

A book deal for the memoirs of former US president Barack Obama is expected to set a record, with a price tag as high as US$20 million (NZ$27.6 million). Continue reading at Stuff

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Google Play Store cyber sale offers discounted apps, movies, music, and books

The Google Play Store is joining in on the cyber week sale madness, offering some tempting deals on a variety of digital content.Click over to the Play Store to scroll through everything that is up for grabs. Some of the best deals are on entertainment, with Academy Award winner Her available... Continue reading at PC World

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Book about politics and pop music wins Penderyn Music Book Prize

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PRH US donates up to 30,000 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 Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

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Michelle Obama book vies with Trump exposé at book awards

Michelle Obama’s Becoming goes up against Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Michelle Obama, Doris Kearns Goodwin Headline 2018 ALA Annual Conference

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The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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