Here’s The List Of Barack Obama’s Favourite Books And Songs That’s Worth Knowing

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“This list is like a treasure”

Barack Obama, the man who inspired the generations in his long presidency of 8-year will always be America’s favorite authority! As he is not in that position but it really doesn’t matter as Michelle Obama by his side and they both will able to win hearts like before.

As I remembered his quote that inspired me a lot~ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Well, the man who inspired millennials having a hobby of reading and listening and as a New Year Gift to his followers, he shared the list of his favorite books and songs of 2017.

The List Of His Favourite Songs Are Here:

1. Mi Gente by J Balvin & Willy William

2. Havana by Camila Cabello (feat. Young Thug)

3. Blessed by Daniel Caesar

4. The Joke by Brandi Carlile

5. First World Problems by Chance The Rapper (feat. Daniel Caesar)

6. Rise Up by Andra Day

7. Wild Thoughts by DJ Khaled (feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller)

8. Family Feud by Jay-Z (feat. Beyoncé)

9. Humble by Kendrick Lamar

10. La Dame et Ses Valises by Les Amazones d’Afrique (feat. Nneka)

11. Unforgettable by French Montana (feat. Swae Lee)

12. The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness by The National

13. Chanel by Frank Ocean

14. Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man

15. Butterfly Effect by Travis Scott

16. Matter of Time by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

17. Little Bit by Mavis Staples

18. Millionaire by Chris Stapleton

19. Sign of the Times by Harry Styles

20. Broken Clocks by SZA

21. Ordinary Love (Extraordinary Mix) by U2

*Bonus: Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen (Not out yet, but the blues version in his Broadway show is the best!)

During my presidency, I started a tradition of sharing my reading lists and playlists. It was a nice way to reflect on the works that resonated with me and lift up authors and artists from around the world. With some extra time on my hands this year to catch up, I wanted to share the books and music that I enjoyed most.”

However, he revealed the list saying, The best books I read in 2017:

  1. The Power by Naomi Alderman
  2. Grant by Ron Chernow
  3. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond 
  4. Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein
  5. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid 
  6. Five-Carat Soul by James McBride 
  7. Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
  8. Dying: A Memoir by Cory Taylor
  9. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  10. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

*Bonus for hoops fans: Coach Wooden and Me by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Basketball (and Other Things) by Shea Serrano

During my presidency, I started a tradition of sharing my reading lists and playlists. It was a nice way to reflect on…

Posted by Barack Obama on Sunday, 31 December 2017

And, Obama ended with sharing a wonderful new year message, “From songs that got me moving to stories that inspired me, here’s my 2017 list — I hope you enjoy it and have a happy and healthy New Year.”

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