Head of State (born 4-Aug-1961)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Jonathan Alter. The Promise: President Obama, Year One. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2010. 480pp.
Jabari Asim. What Obama Means: For Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Future. William Morrow. 2009. 223pp.
Jerome Corsi. The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality. Simon and Schuster. 2008. 384pp. Hit piece by the architect of Swift Boating.
Steve Dougherty. Hopes and Dreams: The Story of Barack Obama. Black Dog & Leventhal. 2007. 128pp.
Martin Dupuis; Keith Boeckelman. Barack Obama: The New Face of American Politics. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2008. 167pp.
David Freddoso. The Case Against Barack Obama: The Unlikely Rise and Unexamined Agenda of the Media's Favorite Candidate. Regnery Publishing. 2008. 290pp.
Morton Keller. Obama's Time: A History. Oxford University Press. 2014.
Stephen Mansfield. The Faith of Barack Obama. Thomas Nelson. 2008. 192pp.
David Maraniss. Barack Obama: The Story. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2012. 641pp.
Edward McClelland. Young Mr. Obama: Chicago and the Making of a Black President. New York: Bloomsbury. 2010. 275pp.
Barack Obama. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. New York: Times Books. 1995. 403pp.
David Remnick. The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2010. 672pp.
Lisa Rogak (editor). Barack Obama in His Own Words. Carroll & Graf. 2007. 166pp.
Shelby Steele. A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited about Obama and Why He Can't Win. Simon and Schuster. 2008. 160pp.
Thomas J. Sugrue. Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race. Princeton University Press. 2010. 178pp.
John K. Wilson. Barack Obama: This Improbable Quest. Paradigm. 2007. 224pp.
Richard Wolffe. Renegade: The Making of a President. New York: Crown. 2009. 356pp.
- Working for the Working-Class Vote
Will gun-toting churchgoing white guys pull the lever for Obama?
by Matt Bai. The New York Times, 15-Oct-2008.
- My President Was Black
A history of the first African American White House -- and of what came next
by Ta-Nehisi Coates. The Atlantic, Jan-2017.
- Barack Obama and Doris Kearns Goodwin: The Ultimate Exit Interview
by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Vanity Fair, Nov-2016.
- In Law School, Obama Found Political Voice
by Jodi Kantor. The New York Times, 28-Jan-2007.
- Is (His) Biography (Our) Destiny?
Barack Obama says his life experience gives him a guide to making a "post-9-11" foreign policy. Whether Americans are ready or able to relinquish their fear is another question.
by James Traub. The New York Times Magazine, 4-Nov-2007.
- Official Website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/president_obama/
- Twitter: @BarackObama
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limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings
here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion
of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition
of this individual.
- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Internet Movie Database [link]
- Public Information Research Namebase [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Library of Congress Name Authority [link]
- Congressional Biography [link]
- Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.96)
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