On The Road is on President Obama's reading list

On The Road is on President Obama's reading list

SOURCE: The Washington Post 

In a Washington Post Live interview with Opinion Columnist Michele Norris and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation President Elizabeth Alexander, former President Barack Obama talked about his new memoir, “A Promised Land,” his role as a writer, and the literary and political influence of various writers and books. We wanted to share them with you:

"Song of Solomon, " by Toni Morrison

"The Fire Next Time," by James Baldwin

"On The Road," by Jack Kerouac

"Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth," by Mohandas K Gandhi

Shakespeare's Tragedies


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  • Michel De Benedictis

    Taught On the Road for 30 years as I did my dissertation on the Beats. Great way to introduce influence of jazz on 50’s prose and poetry

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