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december 2019
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Barack Obama's favoriete boeken van 2019

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Barack Obama plaatste op Twitter een overzicht van zijn favoriete boeken van 2019.

'As we wind down 2019, I wanted to share with you my annual list of favorites that made the last year a little brighter. We’ll start with books today — movies and music coming soon. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did.'

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism – Shoshana Zuboff
The Anarchy – William Dalrymple
Furious Hours – Casey Cep
Girl, Woman, Other – Bernardine Evaristo
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee – David Treuer
How to Do Nothing – Jenny Odell
Lost Children Archive – Valeria Luiselli
Lot: Stories – Bryan Washington
Normal People – Sally Rooney
The Orphan Master’s Son – Adam Johnson
The Yellow House – Sarah M. Broom
Say Nothing – Patrick Radden Keefe
Solitary – Albert Woodfox
The Topeka School – Ben Lerner
Trick Mirror – Jia Tolentino
Trust Exercise – Susan Choi
We Live in Water – Jess Walter

Voor de sportliefhebbers:
A Different Way to Win – Jim Rooney
The Sixth Man – Andre Iguodala

Boeken die al eerder dit jaar werden aanbevolen door Obama:
American Spy – Lauren Wilkinson
The Education of an Idealist – Samantha Power
Exhalation – Ted Chiang
Finding My Voice – Valerie Jarrett
Heartland – Sarah Smarsh
How to Read the Air – Dinaw Mengestu
Inland – Téa Obreht
Lab Girl – Hope Jahren
Maid – Stephanie Land
Men Without Woman – Haruki Murakami
The Moment of Lift – Melinda Gates
The Nickel Boys – Colson Whitehead
Pachinko – Min Jin Lee
The Shadow of Sirius – W.S. Merwin
The Shallows – Nicholas Carr
Toni Morrison’s collected works
Tough Love – Susan Rice
The Warmth of Other Suns – Isabel Wilkerson
Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel

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Bron: Twitter

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