The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
Reading Challenge: A political memoir
This was absolutely the hardest book to get through all year. It wasn’t bad; au contraire, it was the solidly-written manifesto of a sensible, moderate man with well-considered positions and ideas. It was hard to get through because like roughly half the country, I was devastated by the results of this election, I’m having panic attacks thinking about the future, and I am going to really, really miss the man who wrote this book.
Seriously, we got spoiled. We had eight years of this:
Also there was this:
And, you know, all the actually great things he accomplished.
Any actual review is at this point impossible. Thanks, Obama. No, actually: thank you, Obama.
Recommended pairing: Whatever it takes to get you through the next four years.