First lady Michelle Obama hasn’t decided to write a White House memoir yet, but that hasn’t stopped her admirers from readying their own appreciations.
According to publishing insiders, several biographers are looking to cash in on the popularity of the first black first lady, and one written by Obama herself could fetch close to the $8 million Hillary Clinton received for Living History.
From Washington Examiner
In time for the Jan. 20 inauguration, Obama’s last time on the presidential stage, the first of the many books debuts with an unusual collection of tributes to her brain, achievements and even her “big booty.”
St. Martin’s Press is publishing The Meaning of Michelle, in which 16 authors take a shot at how her life influenced theirs and America’s. Also timed for African-American History Month in February and Women’s History Month in March, the publisher said it “stands as a parting gift to a landmark moment in American history.”
All of the 16 are fans and many are obsessed with her looks.
“The first time I saw a picture of Michelle post-2008 inauguration I literally cried. She was featured in the Style section of the Sunday New York Times, dressed in that fabulous, custom-made purple dress,” wrote author Benilde Little.
“When Michelle dresses, the world watches,” wrote Tanisha C. Ford, an assistant professor of women, gender and sexuality studies at the University of Massachusetts.
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