In a New York Times article this week, Michiko Kakutani wrote, “Not since Lincoln has there been a president as fundamentally shaped — in his life, convictions and outlook on the world — by reading and writing as Barack Obama.” President Obama has talked about books that have been important to him throughout his presidency. He even shared a list of books that he recently purchased for his eighteen year old daughter, Malia. Find inspiration in his recommendations! The library has many books by his favorite authors and titles that have been meaningful to him. Borrow some today.
Below is a fun, short video from Entertainment Weekly and here is a link to his complete list: