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17 books Barack Obama thinks everyone should read this summer

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Former President Barack Obama is a prolific reader .
It's a tradition for him to make a list of summer reading each year.
This year's book recommendations focused on African literature.
Former President Barack Obama is making his first trip to Africa since he left the White House last year. So, his annual summer reading list, which he posted on Facebook , is focusing on African literature.
"Kenya, of course, is the Obama ancestral home," he wrote in the July 13 post. "I visited for the first time when I was in my twenties and I was profoundly influenced by my experiences - a journey I...
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These Are the 6 Books Barack Obama Thinks You Should Read This Summer

These Are the 6 Books Barack Obama Thinks You Should Read This Summer

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Former President Barack Obama shared his annual summer reading list - and it's one you should definitely bookmark.
Obama posted the list, which includes six books, on his Facebook page Friday - writing that he curated the list in anticipation of his upcoming trip to Africa, during which he will visit Kenya and South Africa.
In his Facebook post, Obama explained visiting Kenya is special for him since it's his family's ancestral home. His 1995 memoir, Dreams from My Father - one of TIME's 2011 picks for the best 100 non-fiction books since 1923 - shares stories from his first visit to his...
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Canceled! Millennials Pick Obama As Best President Over Trash-Talking Trump

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Millennials are down for Barack Obama like four flat tires. A sizable percentage of the age group, including those who range from 22 to 37 years old, have chosen Obama as the best president, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday.
Forty-six percent of Millennials believe Obama is the best, as compared to only 12 percent for Trump, the survey found. Sixty-two percent, or six-in-ten millennials, think Michelle Obama ‘s husband is one of the top presidents. Millennials are, unsurprisingly, also more likely to name Obama as a higher-ranking commander-in-chief, as compared...
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Barack Obama's Summer Reading List Features Some Of Africa's Best Writers

Barack Obama's Summer Reading List Features Some Of Africa's Best Writers

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The former president suggested books like "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.
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