With the release of Barack Obama’s book list 2023, the former president has sparked speculation among his millions of followers on social media on whether he has read all the books and watched all the series, films, etc. as is customary at this time of year, Obama has put forth his favorite book list2023.
Obama tweeted on December 22, 2023, and shared his picks of the best books of the year. The article highlights that books on Obama’s list are worth reading, regardless of one’s opinion of his wide cultural intake.
As I usually do during this time of year, I wanted to share my favorite books, movies, and music of 2023.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 22, 2023
First up, here are the books I've enjoyed reading. If you’re looking for a new book over the holidays, give one of them a try. And if you can, shop at an independent… pic.twitter.com/cvMeeth6l9
Here is the complete Barack Obama’s book list 2023
1. James McBride’s “The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store”
Winner of National Book Award.
Tells the story of a community’s fight in 1930s America to keep a young Black deaf kid from being unfairly institutionalized.
2. Jonathan Eig’s book “King: A Life”
The comprehensive autobiography of the legendary civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. contains newly released FBI records that shed light on King’s relationship and family.
3. David Grann’s “The Wager”
Written by the author who wrote “Killers of the Flower Moon.”A true tale of crime about the survivors of an 18th-century shipwreck who turned to thievery and murder.
4. Tim Alberta’s “The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory”
Gives a thorough and alarming overview of the American evangelical movement.Characterizes it as a promise ruined by partisanship, a faith shaken by passing fear, and a reputation tarnished by continuous controversy.
5. Jonathan Rosen’s “The Best Minds”
After committing a crime of passion, Jonathan Rosen looks into the circumstances that sent his childhood friend Michael Laudor from a promising young man to a forensic mental facility.