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Barack Obama, the former president of america is a very joyful and interesting personality. The world knows he loves to read books.

He is also very active on facebook and he recently shared a list of books that he read in 2018, songs he listened in 2018 and the movie he watched and found interesting and provoking.

The former president further wrote that sharing this list of his favorite books helps him highlight talented authors.

Looking at the size of the list of the books he read in 2018, it seems like Barack did nothing else in 2018 other than reading books.

Well, Obama read over 18 books this year. And some of his favorite included-
American Prison by Shane Ba
uer 
Arthur Ashe: A Life by Raymond Arsenault
Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday 
Feel Free by Zadie Smith 
Florida by Lauren Groff 
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight
Immigrant, Montana by Amitava Kum
ar
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson
Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Max Tegmark 
There There by Tommy Orange 
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

In starting of his post, he stated “becoming” also as one of his favourite books.

Well, the list does not ends here. Obama also shared the list of his favorite movies. And this is what his list of favorite movies included-

Annihilation
Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Blindspotting
Burning
The Death of Stalin
Eighth Grade
If Beale Street Could Talk
Leave No Trace
Minding the Gap
The Rider
Roma
Shoplifters
Support the Girls
Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Other than movies and books, Obama also shared a list of his favorite songs he loved to listen in 2018. Here highlight some of his favorite songs which he specified in the list-

Apes••t by The Carters
Bad Bad News by Leon Bridges
Could’ve Been by H.E.R. (feat. Bryson Tiller)
Disco Yes by Tom Misch (feat. Poppy Ajudha)
Ekombe by Jupiter & Okwess 
Every Time I Hear That Song by Brandi Carlile 
Girl Goin’ Nowhere by Ashley McBryde 
Historia De Un Amor by Tonina (feat. Javier Limón and Tali Rubinstein)
I Like It by Cardi B (feat. Bad Bunny and J Balvin) 
Kevin’s Heart by J. Cole
King For A Day by Anderson East
Love Lies by Khalid & Normani 
Make Me Feel by Janelle Monáe 
Mary Don’t You Weep (Piano & A Microphone 1983 Version) by Prince
My Own Thing by Chance the Rapper (feat. Joey Purp) 
Need a Little Time by Courtney Barnett 
Nina Cried Power by Hozier (feat. Mavis Staples)
Nterini by Fatoumata Diawara 
One Trick Ponies by Kurt Vile
Turnin’ Me Up by BJ the Chicago Kid 
Wait by the River by Lord Huron 
Wow Freestyle by Jay Rock (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
And in honor of one of the great jazz singers of all time, who died this year, a classic album: The Great American Songbook by Nancy Wilson

Barack Obama siad good bye to 2018 with a happy mood and interacted wth his following at the year end.

Here is the actual post by Barack Obama which he shared on Facebook.

As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing my year-end lists. It gives me a…

Posted by Barack Obama on Friday, 28 December 2018

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