Becoming by Michelle Obama- A Commentary

I finished Michelle Obama’s recently released memoir Becoming yesterday. It was a great read and held my attention from beginning to end. If you are a fan of Mother Obama, I would highly recommend the read! I was consistently struck by her transparency and honesty. With a characteristically disarming approach, she discusses the pain ofContinue reading “Becoming by Michelle Obama- A Commentary”

Publication Dates and the Magic of Overlapping Narratives

One exciting benefit of reading Michelle Obama’s Becoming immediately after Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father: A story of race and inheritance is that I am able to cross reference the details of stories and interesting facts, reinforcing the things I would like to take away from both books. Through this process, I realized IContinue reading “Publication Dates and the Magic of Overlapping Narratives”

Happy Birthday Mrs. Obama!

Happiest birthday to the author of the beautiful memoir I have the pleasure of reading, @MichelleObama! I am about 1/3 of the way through Becoming by Mrs. Obama and am loving it. You feel like she is speaking directly to you, telling her story. It is really enjoyable, especially if you are already a fanContinue reading “Happy Birthday Mrs. Obama!”