Former US President, Barack Obama, has released the list of the songs, movies, and books he enjoyed in 2018.
Obama revealed this list in a post on his Instagram account and the first book on the list is his wife’s book, Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming.
Other books in the list include’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, There, There by Tommy Orange, and Washington Black by Esi Edugyan.
His favourite movies included Annihilation, BlacKkKlansman, Roma, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor. While his favourite songs of the year included Cardi B, the Carters, and “Make Me Feel” by Janelle Monáe.
See the full list below:
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As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing my year-end lists. It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the year through the books, movies, and music that I found most thought-provoking, inspiring, or just plain loved. It also gives me a chance to highlight talented authors, artists, and storytellers – some who are household names and others who you may not have heard of before. Swipe through to see my best of 2018 list – I hope you enjoy reading, watching, and listening.