Michelle Obama Announces Release Of Memoir ‘Becoming’

Our Forever First Lady Michelle Obama announced Sunday that her highly-anticipated memoir “Becoming” is set to be released Nov. 13, a week after the 2018 midterm elections.

“Writing ‘Becoming’ has been a deeply personal experience,” she said in a statement. “It has allowed me, for the very first time, the space to honestly reflect on the unexpected trajectory of my life. In this book, I talk about my roots and how a little girl from the South Side of Chicago found her voice and developed the strength to use it to empower others. I hope my journey inspires readers to find the courage to become whoever they aspire to be. I can’t wait to share my story.”

The Obamas reached a joint agreement, surpassing $30 million, with Penguin Random House for their books last year. Barack Obama’s book is still in the works. “Becoming” will be released through the Crown Publishing Group, a Penguin Random House division.

“As first lady of the United States of America — the first African-American to serve in that role — she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world,” Crown said in a statement.

“In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her_from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.”

For more information on how to pre-order “Becoming” see here.



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