Read Like President Barack Obama


At the end of 2017, President Barack Obama released his top books of the year! As great scholars, we jumped at the opportunity to build the list out and present it to you. 

Without further ado, here is the Read Like President Obama list! Comment below which books you have read or are going to read! 

 

 

"The best books I read in 2017:

 

1.The Power By Naomi Alderman 


2. Grant by Ron Chernow


3. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond 


4. Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein

 

5. Exit West: A Novel By Mohsin Hamid

 

6. Five-Carat Soul by James McBride 


7. Anything Is Possible: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout


8. Dying: A Memoir by Cory Taylor


9. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles


10.Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel
 by Jesmyn Ward


*Bonus for hoops fans:

 

Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

 

Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated by Shea Serrano

 

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