Becoming

Michelle Obama’s next promotion for her memoir 'Becoming' will center on college students.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama marked one year since publication of her best-selling memoir at a book signing in the nation’s capital Monday. “It’s so good to meet you,” the former first lady told patrons as she signed copies of “Becoming” at a Washington, D.C., bookstore.   Santa @Oprah made a list, checked it twice, […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama’s first project since “Becoming” is more about her readers than about herself. “Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice” will be published Nov. 19 by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The new release was announced Monday. It is a companion to her multimillion-selling “Becoming,” which […]

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Gayle King moderated former First Lady Michelle Obama’s sold-out “Becoming” book tourstop at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta on May 1. In addition to the engaging conversation, attendees got to see new pictures and Obama family videos, some never before released to the public, 11alive.com reports. During the 90-minute “intimate conversation,” Obama discussed everything from her marriage with former President Barack […]

Penguin Random House claims that the former First Lady's book is on its way to be the most popular memoir of all-time.

Oprah Winfrey has opened up to PEOPLE about the emotional final days with her mother, Vernita Lee, who died at her home in Milwaukee Thanksgiving Day. “In hospice care they have a little book about the little conversations,” Winfrey tells the publication. “I thought, ‘Isn’t this strange? I am Oprah Winfrey, and I’m reading a hospice care book […]

DETROIT (AP) — Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students on Tuesday afternoon, walking into the Motown Museum as the young men of color took part in a roundtable discussion on education. The former first lady was greeted with smiles, looks of astonishment and applause after entering the second floor of the building […]

Michelle Obama was in London last week to discuss her bestselling memoir, “Becoming,” with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The former First Lady spoke candidly about her life growing up with her family on the south side of Chicago: “My parents believed my voice was relevant, that was the gift they gave me. You have to value a girl and […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the U.S. and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing announced Friday. By comparison, former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton’s memoir […]

Michelle Obama‘s book Becoming sold over 1 million copies in the first week. She decided to title the book Becoming because, “it’s a good title for young people to understand,” she explains. Mrs. Obama hopes that the book inspires people who are in their 20s and 30s, who “feel like they should have it all together.” Readers […]

Forever First Lady Michelle Obama‘s book Becoming has been selling like crazy! In just one week she’s sold 1.4 million copies. She’s already outsold Donald Trump. His book, that he enjoys bragging about, Trump: The Art of the Deal has sold 1.1 million copies in 32 years. These numbers make him a “loser,” which is a word Trump […]