Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Obama's reading list

I'm impressed. Recently we commented on how world leaders ought to do some serious reading. According to The Daily Beast, President Obama is doing his part. It's quite a list! 'As reader-in-chief, Obama has thrilled the intellectual classes with his frequent book talk from the days of his campaign onward. The two-time bestselling author has shown a taste for the literary by name-checking the likes of Joseph O’Neill, Richard Price, and George Pelecanos. Since this fall, though, as the governing got tough, the president has been avoiding fiction for some hard-boiled history.' More...

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