Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List 2022

How cool is it that a former US president is such a keen reader and that he regularly shares the best books he’s read recently?! I look through his selection of novels & nonfiction for Summer 2022. Click ‘Show More’ for info & links.


My reviews of the books I’ve read so far:

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara:

The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang:

Books discussed & purchase links:

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel

Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein

The Candy House by Jennifer Egan

A Little Devil in America by Hanif Abdurraqib

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara

Silverview by John le Carre

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang

Velvet was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mouth to Mouth by Antoine Wilson

The Great Experiment by Yascha Mounk

The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan

Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby

Blood in the Garden by Chris Herring


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