8 of Michelle Obama’s Must-Reads

8 of Michelle Obama’s Must-Reads

Book Culture

Book lovers and Obama supporters alike wait with anticipation every year to hear Barrack Obama’s book picks for that summer. Fortunately, you now have another round of books to choose from thanks to Michelle who has a few book recommendations of her own. Despite your ever-growing to-be-read pile, when Michelle Obama tells you to read a certain book, you listen! Following the release of her own memoir, Becoming, Michelle reveals eight more must-reads in her “By the Book” interview, published on December 6, 2018 in the New York Times. Other titles come from an interview with Jenna Bush Hager and …

8 of Michelle Obama's Must-Reads

8 of Michelle Obama's Must-Reads

Book Culture

Book lovers and Obama supporters alike wait with anticipation every year to hear Barrack Obama’s book picks for that summer. Fortunately, you now have another round of books to choose from thanks to Michelle who has a few book recommendations of her own. Despite your ever-growing to-be-read pile, when Michelle Obama tells you to read a certain book, you listen! Following the release of her own memoir, Becoming, Michelle reveals eight more must-reads in her “By the Book” interview, published on December 6, 2018 in the New York Times. Other titles come from an interview with Jenna Bush Hager and …

Issa Rae to Adapt in Tayari Jones’ ‘Silver Sparrow’

Issa Rae to Adapt in Tayari Jones’ ‘Silver Sparrow’

HBO’s Insecure‘s fourth season won’t come to our screens until 2020, but its star and creator Issa Rae will remain busy with adapting bestselling authorTayari Jones’s Silver Sparrow into a film.   Image Via Amazon   Published by Algonquin Books, this 2012 novel is about two families whose daughters form a close friendship as they grow up during the 1980s in Atlanta, although only one of the daughters is aware that she and her friend are actually sisters.   Image Via Amazon   The book was lauded by  critics, however one of the most notable was Leigh Haber, books editor at Oprah.com, who wrote, …