15 from The 44th: Former President Barack Obama’s Favorite Books from 2023

Former President Barack Obama keeps his annual tradition alive by releasing a list of his favorite books from the previous year, 2023!

“Here are the books I’ve enjoyed reading. If you’re looking for a new book, give one of them a try. And if you can, shop at an independent bookstore or check them out at your local library.” - 44th President, Barack Obama.

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store

The Maniac

Poverty, by America

How to Say Babylon

The Wager

Chip War

The Vaster Wilds

Humanly Possible


The Covenant of Water

The Best Minds

All the Sinners Bleed

The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory

Some People Need Killing

This Other Eden