“This has become a fun little tradition for me, and I hope it is for you, too. Because while each of us has plenty that keeps us busy—work and family life, social and volunteer commitments—outlets like literature and art can enhance our day-to-day experiences,” Obama wrote Saturday on Instagram.
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The list of 19 books includes Jia Tolentino’s “Trick Mirror,” Jenny Odell’s “How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy,” and “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present” by David Treuer.
Obama also included a reminder of books he recommended earlier this year, including Valerie Jarrett’s “Finding My Voice,” and “The Moment of Lift” from Melinda Gates.
He plans to share his annual lists of favorite movies and music over the next few days.
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