12 Book Recommendations From Barack Obama's Reading List
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If You’re Looking For A Quarantine Reading Recommendation, Here It Is — Thanks, Obama

A reading list of 12 favorites, classics, and newly published books that Barack Obama himself has cosigned.

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Throughout his presidency, Barack Obama has recommended a ton of literature for people to read. And as we find ourselves in a quarantine and self-isolation that could last for a longer time than anticipated, it's easy to feel cooped up with nothing worthwhile to do. So, here's a reading list of 12 favorites, classics, and newly published books that Barack Obama himself has cosigned:

1. "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe

2. "Long Walk to Freedom" by Nelson Mandela

3. "Educated" by Tara Westover

4. "Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid

5. "Sing, Unburied, Sing" by Jesmyn Ward

6. "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Márquez

7. "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" by Dr. Atul Gawande

8. "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

9. "Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson

10. "The Three-Body Problem" by Liu Cixin

11. "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling

12. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

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