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! * Barack Obama, A Promised Land (Crown) “Barack Obama is […] The post What do President Barack Obama and Rachel Bloom have in common? first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Video: From Barack Obama to Billie Jean King, L.A. Times Book Club looks back on an eventful 2021

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Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama are teaming up on a book.

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen and former President Barack Obama have written a book based on their podcast conversations, to be published globally by Penguin Random House in partnership with Higher Ground. The book chronicles, as Obama said in the book’s introduction, the men’s “shared... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Barack Obama’s summer reading pick ‘Intimacies’ is an unsettling novel about moral dilemmas

Katie Kitamura’s new novel follows an interpreter in The Hague who’s involved with a married man. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List

Former President Barack Obama released his summer 2021 reading list and it's packed with outstanding books to pick up. Continue reading at Book Riot

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ALA 2021: Barack Obama Tells Librarians Their Work Is 'More Important Than Ever'

In a powerful close to the 2021 ALA Annual Conference, the 44th president of the United States praised libraries as "citadels of knowledge and empathy" and said the work of librarians is more vital than ever as we seek to rebuild "the unifying story of America." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2021: Barack Obama, Expansive Professional Program Highlight 2021 ALA Annual Conference

The ALA Annual Conference will again be virtual-only in 2021—and for many ALA members, that’s actually great news, as it broadens access to one of the most ambitious and impressive programs of the Covid-19 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barack Obama has some advice for young activists: 'Be clear and strategic'

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'Oh, how earnest I was then': President Obama's political awakening in 'A Promised Land' excerpt

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Amazon Charts: Pinch of Nom leapfrogs Barack Obama in Non-Fiction

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Barack Obama took a break from promoting his own book to highlight 17 of the year’s best

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

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