Former United States first lady Michelle Obama’s highly anticipated book, “Becoming” will be available on bookshelves come November 13, according to the CEO of Penguin Random House, Markus Dohle. The book will be printed in 24 languages and will include an audio version, narrated by the BOSS herself.
Mrs Obama also plans to go on a global tour to promote her story. Obama confirmed the speculation herself by stating: “Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience. I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. 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.”
Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience. I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. 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. https://t.co/d7DxEG85NK
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— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) February 25, 2018
This will be Obama’s second book, her first being 2012’s “American Grown,” her initiative on promoting healthy eating habits and consuming nutrient-dense foods.
The Obama Foundation alongside publishing powerhouse Penguin Random House will donate one million books to First Book, a cause “promoting equal access to education by providing new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need in the U.S. and Canada.” According to the Penguin Random House website.
Obama has left the White House, nevertheless not the limelight; she last made waves in the news with the unveiling of her and Barack Obama’s portraits which also showcased the first time African-American portrait artists were chosen to paint official portraits.
Here’s what some of you are tweeting about the book:
It’s happening – @MichelleObama is releasing her first memoir, #Becoming, in November this year ? Until then, catch her life advice in the March issue of @CosmopolitanUK alongside @octaviaspencer and @shondarhimes #bame #MichelleObama pic.twitter.com/k1DtyPk0oi
— HEARST UK BAME Network (@HEARSTBame) February 26, 2018
— THE SPREAD MAG (@thespreadmag) February 26, 2018
Im so ready for this! Going on pre-order! Michelle Obama memoir ‘Becoming’ set for publication in November https://t.co/0ePMJVbaWb
— Rose K. (@BKLYNGURL718) February 26, 2018
One of the big books this fall is expected to be “Becoming,” a memoir from Michelle Obama. She’ll also read the audio book. More on what Obama says it will cover, on 6abc pic.twitter.com/1MIUDSkkYB
— Tamala Edwards (@TamEdwards6abc) February 26, 2018
November 13! pic.twitter.com/PDQ8UImLx6
— Letisha Bereola (@LetishaANjax) February 26, 2018
— Francesca Rosati (@ItsFrancys) February 26, 2018
FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s book “BECOMING” drops on November 13, 2018. Slay ‘queens’ should read this! The cover art is?
— Eugene El-Roberts (@eugeneroby) February 26, 2018