The former First Lady shares recollections of life in the White House

25th November, 2018
Michelle Obama no longer has to worry about opinion polls and can speak her mind Pic: Getty

Memoir: Becoming, By Michelle Obama, Viking, €30

Never judge a book by its photo captions. Anyone who picks up Michelle Obama’s autobiography and leafs through the central section might be tempted to dismiss it as a cloying, sentimental piece of PR fluff. Here are a few choice examples: “A hug, for me, is a way to melt away pretences and simply connect.” “I knew early on in our relationship that Barack would be...

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