Here are Barack Obama’s favorite books, movies, and songs from 2018
Barack Obama may be out of the White House, but he is continuing a few traditions. The former president–and current most admired man in the U.S.– took to social media on Friday to share a few of his favorite things, including Black Panther and BlacKkKlansman, songs from Cardi B and Kurt Vile, and books by Lauren Groff and Esi Edugyan. Of course Becoming, the memoir by his wife, Michelle Obama, was at the top of the list. (“Obviously my favorite!” he wrote).
The president’s list of favorite books, movies, and music crosses all genres and interests and includes both well-known artists and authors, as well as some who may have flown under the radar. All in all, the lists prove, once again, that Obama has pretty impeccable taste when it comes to culture.
Highlights from his list of favorite books of 2018 include:
His favorite movies from 2018 include:
And finally, his favorite songs released in 2018 include:
Check out the full list here and start filling up your library holds and Spotify queue, and also cross your fingers that the films come to Netflix.