Category: Biography & Autobiography

‘A Promised Land’: The Memoir that Took Publishing by Storm

A Promised Land is the first of former President Barack Obama's two presidential volumes. This highly anticipated novel has been, so far, named one of the 10 best books of the year, by The New York Times Book Review, and a Washington Post Notable Book. But, other than the high praise it has received so far, it's also managed to sell 887,000 copies on the first day of publication, breaking records for publishing powerhouse, Penguin Random House.

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All You Need To Know About 71st National Book Awards

The historical importance of receiving this award was explained further as Mosley gave his speech. Retelling his memories and story of how he was denied entrance into a library as a child because of his skin color and how he overcame the racism and educational blocks in his life.

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