President Obama’s 2016 Summer Reading List

By Julia Huschke | August 17 2016 | Adult

On Friday, August 12, the White House unveiled President Barack Obama’s 2016 Summer reading list. President Obama chose five books to read during his annual vacation on Martha’s Vineyard and among them are three titles published by Penguin Random House imprints. Obama selected THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) as one of his picks along with the #1 New York Times bestseller THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead), and William Finnegan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir BARBARIAN DAYS: A Surfing Life (Penguin Books).

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A Novel
978-0-385-54236-4
Fiction - Literary
Fiction - Historical
Fiction - African American - General
The National Book Award Winner and #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South
$26.95 US | $34.95 CAN
Aug 02, 2016
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
320 Pages
Doubleday
US, Canada, Open Mkt

A Novel
978-1-59463-495-6
Fiction - Literary
Fiction - Thrillers - Suspense
Fiction - Contemporary Women
The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, soon to be a major motion picture.
$8.99 US
May 03, 2016
4-3/16 x 6-3/4
Mass Market Paperback
496 Pages
Riverhead Books
US,OpnMkt(no EU/CAN)
Export Edition

A Surfing Life
978-0-14-310939-6
Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs
Sports & Recreation - Surfing
Travel - Special Interest - Adventure
A deeply-rendered self-portrait of a life-long surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker journalist
$17.00 US | $23.00 CAN
Apr 26, 2016
5-1/2 x 8-7/16
Paperback
464 Pages
Penguin Books
US, Canada, Open Mkt

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