Obama Had a Remarkable Grasp of Complexity and Ambiguity. Is That Good for a President?

On foreign policy, Obama’s memoir reveals a president fully aware of many of his shortcomings, and ambivalent about many of his accomplishments. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-11-20 21:32:35 UTC ]
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President Obama’s reading list

During an interview with The Washington Post, Obama revealed the books that shaped his public service and leadership. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-24 14:00:41 UTC ]
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Obama’s Memoir Is a Chance to Finally See Our Sanest President

Critical responses to Barack Obama’s memoir suggest less what’s in the book than what we’ve always wanted from him. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-11-20 20:45:30 UTC ]
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What do President Barack Obama and Rachel Bloom have in common?

We’ve got a star-studded stack of new books today, folks! To name a few: President Barack Obama’s memoir, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator and star Rachel Bloom’s musings, Julia Child’s culinary wisdom, and Steve Martin’s cartoon pigeons (???). You can get them all at your local bookstore today! *... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 15:30:14 UTC ]
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Obama names books which helped his presidency

Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad (Little, Brown), Liu Cixin's apocalyptic sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem (Head of Zeus) and V S Naipaul's A Bend in the River (Picador) are some of the novels which helped Barack Obama during his time in the White House, he has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

President Obama in the Oval Office on Friday during an interview with Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for The New York Times. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Race and the Obama Presidency

On Sunday, I moderated a discussion featuring my colleague Jamelle Bouie and the New Yorker’s Jelani Cobb at the Oakland Book Festival. The panel, “Race, Politics, and the Obama Presidency,” was initially intended as a look back at how the current president has discussed race during his two... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed's Facebook Live Interview With President Obama Suffers a Bad Streaming Failure

BuzzFeed landed the biggest "get" for a Facebook Live interview in the young channel's history by nabbing a sit-down with President Barack Obama. Yet less than two minutes into the broadcast, the online publisher's video feed stalled and some 35,000 Facebook viewers were left with nothing to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama's Peanuts: President writes foreword to Charles Schulz anthology

The US leader has taken a break from being a world statesman to pay tribute in prose to ‘an American treasure’Charlie Brown and Snoopy have found a high-profile supporter in Barack Obama, who has taken a break from running the US to write the foreword to a new volume collecting what the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch tweets Obama isn't 'real black president'

The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, is suggesting that President Obama isn't a "real black president." Murdoch was praising Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and his wife on Twitter on Wednesday evening when he wrote: "Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the 6 books on President Obama's summer reading list

President Barack Obama is on Martha's Vineyard for his annual two-week summer holiday, and the White House has released his reading list. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Caitlyn Jenner Is on Pace to Break President Obama's Twitter Follower Record

Bruce Jenner effectively completed his gender transformation today—at least in the public sense—when the former Olympian appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair with the headline, "Call me Caitlyn." His new identity, Caitlyn Jenner, then got her own Twitter handle, @Caitlyn_Jenner, where she... Continue reading at AdWeek

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The Good Book's Not So Good Numbers

The 'State of the Bible' finds reading frequency is slumping although the use of apps and listening to audio versions of Scripture is on the rise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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T&F Callanan becomes PA president, Shelley vice-president

Annie Callanan, c.e.o. of Taylor & Francis, has been elected president of the Publishers Association (PA) and vowed to demonstrate the “value and opportunity that publishers provide to society”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 17:06:00 UTC ]
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Sponsored Content Needs More Than Good Storytelling, It Needs a Good Story

Sponsored content doesn’t have to be an oxymoron. As publishers and marketers double down on their commitment to providing deeper branded experiences, instead of traditional advertising, the rules of the road are becoming clearer on both sides. And more so than just four or five years ago;... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-05 17:34:24 UTC ]
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Dr. Oz The Good Life Is Good Business

With a rising rate base, the magazine will jump up to 925,000 at the start of 2017. The post Dr. Oz The Good Life Is Good Business appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good News for Dark Times: Lisa Sharon Harper’s ‘Very Good’ Gospel

In her new book ‘The Very Good Gospel,’ Harper examines the first three chapters of Genesis to reveal readings from the gospel that speak to today’s anxious minds, racial divisions, and threats of violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama memoir hits charts top spot, PRH says 147,000 sold

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has soared straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 12:37:14 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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Al Qasimi confirmed IPA president at virtual assembly

Bodour Al Qasimi, founder of the UAE's Kalimat Group, has been confirmed as president-elect of the International Publishers Association (IPA), only the second woman to take on the role in the organisation's history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 05:08:11 UTC ]
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