These Are the 6 Books Barack Obama Thinks You Should Read This Summer

Source: Time

By RACHEL E. GREENSPAN

July 13, 2018

Former President Barack Obama shared his annual summer reading list — and it’s one you should definitely bookmark.

Obama posted the list, which includes six books, on his Facebook page Friday — writing that he curated the list in anticipation of his upcoming trip to Africa, during which he will visit Kenya and South Africa.

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In his Facebook post, Obama explained visiting Kenya is special for him since it’s his family’s ancestral home. His 1995 memoir, Dreams from My Father — one of TIME’s 2011 picks for the best 100 non-fiction books since 1923 — shares stories from his first visit to his family’s homeland.

“I visited for the first time when I was in my twenties and I was profoundly influenced by my experiences,” Obama wrote in the Facebook post, which he also shared on Twitter.

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