Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

Michelle Obama's publisher said that her book "Becoming" has sold almost 10 million copies and could be the most successful memoir in history, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The success of the former first lady's book helped German media company Bertelsmann SE, which owns American mega-publisher Penguin... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

The memoir, published in November, could be the world's most popular autobiography, its publisher claims. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama memoir tops US book charts – with nine copies sold per second

The former first lady’s autobiography has been warmly reviewed and is No 2 in the UK charts – outsold only by David WalliamsMichelle Obama’s Becoming sold almost nine copies per second on its first day on sale in North America to become the fastest-selling book of the year so far, while in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Books Like BECOMING By Michelle Obama

If Michelle Obama's memoir left you looking for more of the same, you're not alone. Check out these books like BECOMING and fill that hole in your heart. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-20 11:36:56 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir sells more than 10m copies

Former first lady’s Becoming is a global hit in 31 languages and has sold 600,000 copies in UKMichelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming, is on track to become the most successful memoir in modern publishing history, selling more than 10m copies to date, as life after the White House continues to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Stuff | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eighth Harry Potter book surpasses one million copies sold in first fortnight

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) has once again taken the Official Top 50 number one spot, with 168,389 copies sold for £1.86m in its second week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 03:41:08 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama is now officially the best celebrity reading children’s books to us over the internet.

On “Mondays With Michelle Obama,” which begins today at 12pm EST, and will run from through May 11, the former first lady will livestream a reading of a classic children’s book as part of the PBS Kids Read-Along series. She joins an ever-expanding pool of celebrities reading books for kids... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Michelle Obama’s BECOMING Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Whether you’re meeting your book club or you’re talking about this book with your friends, these BECOMING book club questions get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-30 10:38:18 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama Crashed My Book Club And I Just About Died

She is so unbelievably authentic that at times it felt like I was looking at a reflection of myself. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-03-09 13:00:08 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama announces Gayle King, Stephen Colbert and more guests for her book tour

Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, Rachael Ray and Gayle King are among the moderators of the last leg of Michelle Obama's months-long book tour, which is coming to a close this month. The celebrities will join the former first lady as she tours behind her book "Becoming." The memoir quickly became... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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The 100 bestselling books of the year: from Eleanor Oliphant to Michelle Obama

While Gail Honeyman is completely fine, where have all the female writers gone? John Dugdale takes a look at 2018’s biggest books and the year’s trendsRead Alex Clark’s look at 2018: the year the books world opened upThere are two contrasting strategies for achieving a mega-seller, as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama Tells Jimmy Kimmel About Her New Book Becoming

In her bestselling book Becoming, Michelle Obama was able to reveal more about her time on the campaign trail and in the White House than would have been advisable while she held the title of First Lady. And Thursday night Jimmy Kimmel put this newfound honesty to the test, throwing her some... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama Kicks Off Book Tour in Chicago

While indies throughout the country reported varying sales figures for Michelle Obama's highly-anticipated memoir, Chicago indies reported stratospheric first-day sales as Obama launched her national book tour there with Oprah Winfrey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Finally Hits Shelves

The publishing industry might have to think back to Harry Potter’s heyday for a book that has garnered as much attention as the former first lady’s has. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s Big Book Trip: ‘It’s Like You’re Looking at a Madonna Tour’

Michelle Obama at the annual American Library Association conference in June. After keeping a relatively low profile since leaving the White House, the former first lady is returning to the public sphere in dramatic fashion. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama shares intimate family photos to promote forthcoming memoir

Michelle Obama is sharing never-before-seen photos of herself growing up to promote her forthcoming memoir Becoming (Penguin).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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