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Books President Obama Wants You to Read

The complete list of books Barack Obama recommended during his presidency and after (as of January 2018)
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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life (William Finnegan)
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life (William Finnegan)
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H Is for Hawk (Helen MacDonald)
H Is for Hawk (Helen MacDonald)
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The Girl on the Train (Paula Hawkins)
The Girl on the Train (Paula Hawkins)
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Seveneves (Neal Stephenson)
Seveneves (Neal Stephenson)
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The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
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All That Is (James Salter)
All That Is (James Salter)
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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See
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The Sixth Extinction
The Sixth Extinction
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The Lowland
The Lowland
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Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
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Washington: A Life (Ron Chernow)
Washington: A Life (Ron Chernow)
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Song of Solomon
Song of Solomon
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Moby Dick
Moby Dick
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Shakespeare's Tragedies
Shakespeare's Tragedies
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Parting the Waters (Taylor Branch)
Parting the Waters (Taylor Branch)
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Gilead
Gilead
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Self-Reliance [And Other Essays] (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Self-Reliance [And Other Essays] (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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Bible
Bible
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The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln)
The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln)
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THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK by W.E.B. Du Bois
THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK by W.E.B. Du Bois
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Gandhi an Autobiography
Gandhi an Autobiography
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All the King's Men
All the King's Men
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The Best and the Brightest
The Best and the Brightest
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The Federalist
The Federalist
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Theory of Moral Sentiments (Adam Smith)
Theory of Moral Sentiments (Adam Smith)
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Cancer Ward
Cancer Ward
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The Power and the Glory
The Power and the Glory
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The Quiet American (Graham Greene)
The Quiet American (Graham Greene)
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Working by Studs Terkel
Working by Studs Terkel
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The Naked and the Dead
The Naked and the Dead
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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The Golden Notebook
The Golden Notebook
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The Woman Warrior
The Woman Warrior
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Redwall
Redwall
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Junie B. Jones
Junie B. Jones
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Brown Girl Dreaming (Jacqueline Woodson)
Brown Girl Dreaming (Jacqueline Woodson)
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Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
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Nora Webster (Colm Tiobin)
Nora Webster (Colm Tiobin)
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The Laughing Monsters (Denis Johnson)
The Laughing Monsters (Denis Johnson)
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Age of Ambition (Evan Osnos)
Age of Ambition (Evan Osnos)
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