Becoming by Michelle Obama
Random House, Inc.
Publication Date: November 13, 2018
Michelle Obama’s memoir begins with her early childhood memories growing up on Chicago’s south side through law school, parenting, her time in the White House, culminating with the end of Barack’s presidency. From the indignity of forgetting a color in kindergarten to a social faux pas with the Queen of England, Michelle is able to skillfully relay her life experiences ranging from the ordinary to the extraordinary. She also does not shy away from her struggles throughout her life to fit in, balance motherhood and career, and find her way in the White House. Throughout Becoming, Obama relays many engaging, relatable and enlightening memories of her life.