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Here's What Obama Could Learn From One Of His Favorite Books

Posted 10.16.2013 | Books

President Obama is a well-read guy. His Facebook lists his favorite books as "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison, "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville, and S...

The Top Revelations In New Obama Biography

Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

It almost seemed too good to be true. When President Barack Obama's 1995 memoir, "Dreams From My Father," was re-published soon after the young politi...

9 Things Obama Could Learn From Caesar

Barry Strauss | Posted 07.11.2012 | Books
Barry Strauss

True, Caesar came to a bad end. He grew too fond of power and too trusting of his friends, and he paid with his life on the Ides of March. Yet Caesar offers leadership lessons in both war and politics. Even an accomplished politician like President Obama could benefit from the following tips.

Obama's Sister Publishes Book About Her Life

Posted 05.04.2012 | Books

Barack Obama's sister has written a book about her life and her famous brother, revealing their first meeting (they have different mothers) and how sh...

PHOTOS: Obama Holding Books

Posted 04.11.2012 | Books

The Obamas celebrated Easter weekend with an egg hunt and a reading of "Where The Wild Things Are" (a book they read at the same event in 2009). Their...

Sam Stein

Peter Orszag, Former Top Obama Adviser, Takes Issue With Critical Book | Sam Stein | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of President Barack Obama's former top advisers is taking issue with his portrayal in a new book exploring the economic team's inter...

Sam Stein

Obama Advisor Pushed For $1.8 Trillion Stimulus | Sam Stein | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As policy pursuits go, none has had more consequence for the Obama administration than the stimulus: Not only did the American Recovery ...

CBS' Gayle King Finally In Her Comfort Zone: In the White House

Shelley Ross | Posted 03.13.2012 | Media
Shelley Ross

In advance of Gayle King's interview Wednesday morning with Michelle Obama, I had suggested that an interview with a first lady is a true litmus test for the strength of a new morning show anchor.

Sarah Palin Slams Michelle Obama

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tore into Michelle Obama on Fox News Wednesday, criticizing the first lady for what she characterized as a recent conde...

Sam Stein

Ron Suskind Accuses White House Of Trying To 'Kick Up Dust' | Sam Stein | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The roll-out of an explosive new book about the Obama administration's failings and early management of the economic crisis has devolved...

Mysterious Author Of Obama Book Revealed?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Time's Mark Halperin claims to have solved the mystery of the anonymous author behind O: A Presidential Novel, saying that the scribe is none other th...

'O: A Presidential Novel'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Simon & Schuster will publish the anonymous "O: A Presidential Novel" this month, a political fantasy novel described as "provocative" by its publishe...

Dreams From A Beleaguered President | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Psychiatric therapy is often considered a helping profession, but not right now when the press pack is off on one of its "Have Analytic Couch, Will Tr...

What Does Obama Write Publicly To His Daughters?

Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sammy Perlmutter

With a first printing of a whopping 500,000 copies, Of Thee I Sing promises to become a bestseller. With its stunning illustrations and subtle text, it deserves to be heralded as much more.

Kimmel Reveals Which Book Was Thrown At Obama (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Recently while campaigning for Democratic candidates in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama got a book thrown at him. Although the book missed the Pr...

Man Streaks Obama Rally In Philadelphia, Book Gets Thrown At President (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Philadelphia may be the City of Brotherly Love, but apparently not everyone attending a President Obama-headlined rally there this weekend feels that ...

Obama's Picture Book

Washington Post | Nia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When are the Obama daughters off-limits to the public? The answer, apparently, is that it depends....

Obama Is A 'Communist,' 'Socialist' And 'Anti-American Extremist,' New Book By Aaron Klein Claims

Media Matters for America | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In his book, The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists, Klein -- who has distinguishe...

'The Promise': Jonathan Alter's Look At Obama's First Year Impresses Critics, Though The Story Is Left Unfinished

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter's retrospective on Barack Obama's first year in office titled "The Promise," came out this Tuesday, May 18, and is a...

Jonathan Alter On His New Obama Book 'The Promise': 'Like Jumping Off A High Cliff'

Chicago Magazine | Hillary Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Having grown up six blocks from Wrigley Field, Jonathan Alter, a senior editor and columnist at Newsweek magazine in New York, still considers himself...

Obama's Publisher Steps Down

Huffington Post/AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

UPDATE: The New York Times reports that Jenny Frost was "surprised by the decision" to restructure the Crown Publishing Group: "I think that Markus h...

Bob Woodward Obama Book In The Works | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Since the inauguration, the Washington Post legend has been quietly reporting a new book on the Obama White House. "I'm in the preliminary stages of w...

Obama Book Being Published By New York Times

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MediaBistro reports that the New York Times is publishing a book called "Obama: The Historic Journey," which will be released in February 2009. Poli...

Sam Stein

Obama Ad: McCain's War Policy An Economic Disaster | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign released a new attack ad on Wednesday that -- as the Senator has tried to do during the debate over the surge -- ties economic trou...