The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama by David Remnick (Picador)
The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama is a look at both the life of the American president and the history of race in America. The title will be published by Picador on 28th May this year.
The Bridge gives us Barack Obama's story in its richest, fullest context: personal, social and political. Remnick conducts hundreds of interviews for the book, talking to family, friends, teachers, professors, mentors, donors, and rivals of Barack Obama, as well as with the President himself. The Bridge also includes correspondence by Obama as well as letters written by his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, published for the first time.A well-researched biography that pulls many trends of Obama-ology under its umbrella.