Intip Daftar Buku Favorit Barack Obama di 2015!

Sejak duduk di bangku sekolah, Barack Obama sudah gemar membaca buku. Sampai sekarang menjabat sebagai Presiden Amerika Serikat, Obama pun mengakui masih tetap menjadi pembaca yang rakus.

Sepanjang 2015 ini ada banyak buku favorit suami dari Michelle Obama tersebut. Dalam sebuah wawancara kepada People, dia membagi apa saja buku dan film yang digemarinya.

Sebuah novel pernikahan karya Lauren Groff yang berjudul ‘Fates and Furies’ menempati 30 teratas. Buku tersebut menjadi finalis National Book Award dan masuk dalam berbagai daftar buku terbaik tahun ini. Sebelumnya, Obama pernah muncul di sebuah buku independen di Washington November 2014 lalu.

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Dia mengejutkan para pengunjung toko dan membeli 17 buku bertema politik dan novel. Saat itu, buku-buku yang dibelinya adalah ‘Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith’ karya Evan Osnos, ‘Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End’ oleh Atul Gawande, dan ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ karya Anthony Doerr.

Pada Agustus 2015 lalu, Obama juga mengumumkan membeli 6 buku pilihannya untuk dibaca saat liburan musim panas. Di antaranya adalah ‘All That Is’ (James Salter), ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ (Anthony Doerr), ‘The Sixth Extinction’ (Elizabeth Kolbert), ‘The Lowland’ (Jhumpa Lahiri), ‘Between the World and Me’ (Ta-Nehisi Coates) dan ‘Washington: A Life’ (Ron Chernow).

Berikut daftar buku favorit Barack Obama di tahun 2015:

1. Lush Life by Richard Prince
2. Philosophy & Literature by Peter S Thompson
3. Parting The Water by Taylor Branch
4. Team Of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
5. The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
6. Collected Poems by Derek Walcott
7. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
8. To the End of the Land by David Grossman
9. Lessons in Disaster by Gordon Goldstein
10. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
11. John Adams by David McCullough
12. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
13. Song Of Solomon by Toni Morrison
14. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
15. Plainsong by Kent Haruf
16. The Way Home by George Pelecanos
17. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L Friedman
18. What Is the What by Dave Eggers
19. Netherland by Joseph O’Neill
20. Song Of Solomon by Toni Morrison
21. Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet by Jeffrey D. Sachs
22. Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer by Fred Kaplan
23. Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope by Jonathan Alte
24. FDR by Jean Edward Smith
25. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll
26. Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age by Larry Bartels
27. Team of Rivals:The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
28. Gilead by Marylinne Robinson
29. All That Is by James Salter
30. Fates and Furies by Lauren Goff

Sumber: detik.com

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