Goodbye Mr. President

Who out there isn’t intrigued by recent events in America’s presidental race and the subsiquent inauguration of Donald Trump as America’s forty fifth President.

If you want to know more about the man who now has a little more time on his hands – as well as more mangable stress levels! – you may be interested in borrowing some of these books from Bury Libraries:


by David Maraniss.

A narrative that reveals the real stories of Barack Obama’s disparate forebears. It examines the commonly held beliefs about Obama’s youth, and analyses the creation of an iconic political voice.




by Barack Obama.

In this memoir written at the age of 33, Barack Obama, son of a black African father and a white American mother, describes the search for meaning in his life as a black American.




by Michael Burgan.

This series features biographies of people who have changed the world we live in. Each book provides the political, economic and cultural context for the person’s achievements.




41u1opnsktl-_sx323_bo1204203200_Scribble, scribble, scribble : writings on ice cream, Obama, Churchill and my mother by Simon Schama.

Cookery is not necessarily a subject one immediately associates with Simon Schama – one of Britain’s most distinguished historians and commentators. But this selection of his occasional writings is a treasure trove of surprises.


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