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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Barack Obama: Quotes to Live By by Barack Obama
    Barack Obama: Quotes to Live By - by Barack Obama

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787393066 | ISBN 10: 1787393062

    Barack Obama: Quotes to Live By is a life-affirming collection of over 170 quotes from one of the world's most admired and respected public figures.  Excelling academically, professionally and as a community organizer, Barack Obama showed promi ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Obama: A People
    To Obama: A People's History - by Jeanne Marie Laskas

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408894507 | ISBN 10: 1408894505

    One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.   Every day, President Obama received ten thousand letters from ordinary American citizens. Every night, he read ten of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michelle Obama: Quotes to Live By by Michelle Obama
    Michelle Obama: Quotes to Live By - by Michelle Obama

    £5.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787392908 | ISBN 10: 1787392902

    Michelle Obama: Quotes to Live By is a life-affirming collection of over 170 quotes from one of the world's most admired and respected public figures. As a student, she excelled; as a lawyer, she rose through the ranks; as a mother, she inspired an ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    We Were Eight Years in Power - by Ta-Nehisi Coates

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241982495 | ISBN 10: 0241982499

    An essential account of modern America, from Obama to Trump, from black lives matter to white supremacists rising - by the bestselling author of Between the World and Me.  Obama's presidency was a watershed moment in American history. From 2008-2 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Becoming by Michelle Obama
    Becoming - by Michelle Obama

    £25.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241334140 | ISBN 10: 0241334144

    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.  In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy - by Ta-Nehisi Coates

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241325230 | ISBN 10: 0241325234

    NEW YORK TIMES #2 BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2018 "I've been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died. Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates."(Toni Morrison) From 2008-2016, the leader ... more

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  • Cover image of book Farewell Speeches by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
    Farewell Speeches - by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781612196886 | ISBN 10: 1612196888

    “Show up. Dive in. Persevere. Sometimes you’ll win. Sometimes you’ll lose.”   The final speeches of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Both speeches were instant and moving lan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pocket Michelle Wisdom: Wise and Inspirational Words from Michelle Obama by Michelle Obama
    Pocket Michelle Wisdom: Wise and Inspirational Words from Michelle Obama - by Michelle Obama

    £5.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784881313 | ISBN 10: 1784881317

    Pocket Michelle Obama Wisdom has assembled the very best quotes from the world's favourite First Lady.   Covering all of her favourite topics - from her love of french fries to her feelings on fashion and feminism - this handy little book finally ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shattered Hopes: Obama
    Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace - by Josh Ruebner

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781685556 | ISBN 10: 178168555x

    Hard-hitting critique of Obama administrations failure to broker IsraeliPalestinian peace, by a leading DC-based advocate.  President Barack Obamas first trip abroad in his second term took him to Israel and the Palestinian West Bank, where ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obama
    Obama's Economy: Recovery for the Few - by Jack Rasmus

    £21.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780745332185 | ISBN 10: 0745332188

    Three years after his election, Barack Obama presides over a deep economic malaise. Radical economist Jack Rasmus shows how the Obama administration has failed to deliver economic recovery and social justice and puts forward alternative proposals whi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obama and the Empire by Fidel Castro
    Obama and the Empire - by Fidel Castro

    £11.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780987077912 | ISBN 10: 0987077910

    Fidel Castro, one of the chief protagonists of the Cold War and Washington's traditional foe casts a critical eye over the significance of Barack Obama's election and his performance during his first term of office. Since retiring from public lif ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad by Tariq Ali
    The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad - by Tariq Ali

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677573 | ISBN 10: 1844677575

    A prescient dissection of Obamas overseas escalation and domestic retreat, fully updated.  Written early in 2010 and initially published in September 2010, The Obama Syndrome predicted the Obama administrations historic midterm defeat. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barack Obama and African Diasporas: Dialogues and Dissensions by Edited by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza
    Barack Obama and African Diasporas: Dialogues and Dissensions - by Edited by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

    £16.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780955507960 | ISBN 10: 0955507960

    This engaging and erudite collection of essays offers fascinating commentaries and critiques of contemporary events as seen by a leading African public intellectual.   Framed around the extraordinary election of President Barack Obama, a memb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michelle Obama: A Biography by Liza Mundy
    Michelle Obama: A Biography - by Liza Mundy

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847397508 | ISBN 10: 1847397506

    She can be funny and sharp-tongued, warm and blunt, empathic and demanding. Who is the woman Barack Obama calls "the boss"?   In Michelle, Washington Post writer Liza Mundy paints a revealing and intimate portrait, taking us inside the marria ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics by Paul Street
    Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics - by Paul Street

    £50.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781594516313 | ISBN 10: 1594516316

    Many Americans believe Barak Obama represents a hopeful future for America. But does he also reflect the American politics of the past? This book offers the broadest and best-informed understanding on the meaning of the 'Obama phenomenon' to dat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barack Obama: The Movement for Change by Anthony Painter
    Barack Obama: The Movement for Change - by Anthony Painter

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906413231 | ISBN 10: 1906413231

    Barack Obama: The Movement for Change tells the story of a visionary leader who refuses to be limited by America's history and determines instead to change it. His plan for change is the latest expression of a movement for justice: a movement that ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obamanomics: How Bottom-up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-down Economics by John R. Talbott
    Obamanomics: How Bottom-up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-down Economics - by John R. Talbott

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781583228654 | ISBN 10: 1583228659

    Bestselling author John R. Talbott, who predicted the current housing and mortgage crisis, pictures here a Barack Obama presidency based on justice and cooperation - principles that have not held sway in Washington, DC, for quite some time. Talbott's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
    Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance - by Barack Obama

    £18.98   audiobook on CD   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847673282 | ISBN 10: 1847673287

    The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only two years old when his father walked out on the family. Many years later, Obama receives a phone call from Nairobi: his father is dead. This sudden news inspires an emotion ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
    The Audacity of Hope - by Barack Obama

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847670830 | ISBN 10: 1847670830

    If Barack Obama is successful in his quest to become President of the United States, he will dramatically change the face that his country presents to the world.  In this bestselling book Obama discusses the importance of empathy in politics, hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barack Obama: The Improbable Quest by John K. Wilson
    Barack Obama: The Improbable Quest - by John K. Wilson

    £48.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781594514760 | ISBN 10: 1594514763

    Barack Obama is quickly becoming America's most popular politician, and his run for presidency has brought huge crowds at home and an unprecedented wave of international attention as well. Much more than a biography, this book is a political tou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
    Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance - by Barack Obama

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847670946 | ISBN 10: 1847670946

    In this memoir written at the age of 33, Barack Obama, son of a black African father and a white American mother, describes the search for meaning in his life as a black American. He begins in New York where he learns that his father, more a myth th ... more

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