Obamas Sign Exclusive Podcast Deal With SpotifyFormer President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have struck a deal with audio streaming giant Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts covering a wide range of topics.
Obama Foundation Draws High-Dollar, International DonationsThe foundation's annual report and tax documents show that it raised more than $232 million from private donors during 2017 and spent about $21.3 million on operations.
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' Has The Longest Run Atop Amazon Since 'Fifty Shades'Obama eclipsed all of 2018's Trump-related titles within a few weeks of being released. Pro-Trump books like "The Russia Hoax" and takedowns like "Fire and Fury" have performed remarkably well for publishers, but "Becoming" has had more staying power.
Michelle Obama Named Most Admired Woman Of 2018Former first lady Michelle Obama has been named America's most admired woman of 2018, according to a Gallup poll. This is the first time in 17 years that someone other than Hillary Clinton was at the top of the list, according to Gallup.
From Trump To #MeToo, Publishing Made Headlines In 2018A wave of best-sellers offered damaging accounts of Donald Trump's White House, a million-selling memoir by Michelle Obama had readers longing for the previous administration and a political thriller by former President Bill Clinton had some taking a closer look at a White House scandal from the 1990s.
Michelle Obama Surprises Detroit Students At Motown MuseumObama listened as the students spoke about their experiences in life and school and encouraged them to practice "discomfort" and not be afraid to try new things.
Michelle Obama Extends Book Tour As Memoir Sales Top 3 Million"Becoming," published four weeks ago, is among the fastest-selling nonfiction books in history and already among the best-selling political memoirs of all time.
Chicago Defends Location Of Obama Library In Federal CourtCity attorneys made legal arguments in a federal court motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an environmental group opposed to the project.
At Summit, Obama Urges Activists To Be Patient For ChangeThe former president noted that patience is needed because societies are "complex, organic things that you don't turn (like) switches. They evolve. They shift. They change."
Michelle Obama's Memoir Sells More Than 725,000 CopiesReviews of the book, which traces Obama's journey from Chicago's South Side to the White House, have been positive, with The Washington Post praising its "impressive balance in telling the truth of her challenges while repeatedly acknowledging her lucky life."
Michelle Obama Begins National Book Tour In ChicagoMrs. Obama talked openly about her time in the White House, her relationship with Barack Obama, and her family.
Fans Gather Outside Hyde Park Bookstore To Meet Michelle Obama And Buy Her New BookThe long line of fans waiting to meet the author stretched around the block outside the Seminary Co-op bookstore near the University of Chicago campus on South Woodlawn.
Michelle Obama Meets With Students At Her Alma Mater, Whitney YoungThe former first lady met with 21 students at her alma mater to discuss her new book, “Becoming.”
Michelle Obama Memoir Is Next Pick For Oprah Winfrey Book ClubMichelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey.
Michelle Obama To Visit South Side Bookstore TuesdayAll 500 wristbands available, which are required for entry to the event, sold out Sunday.