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Every Book on Barack Obama’s 2019 Summer Reading List


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You can look forward to a few things each summer — beach days spent with loved ones, big summer blockbusters, and former President Barack Obama’s summer reading list. An annual tradition started during his presidency, it’s one we’re happy he has continued well into his time out of office. 

In a Facebook post, the former president shared his list saying, “It’s August, so I wanted to let you know about a few books I’ve been reading this summer, in case you’re looking for some suggestions.” Filled with fiction, non-fiction, and short stories, with a blend of newly-released titles sure to become favorites as well as beloved classics, there’s something for everyone on this list. 

Keep scrolling to learn more about Barack Obama’s 2019 summer reading picks, in his own words. 

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