Becoming

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March 27, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Sophie Lewis, CBS News (CBS News) — Former first lady Michelle Obama's memoir, "Becoming," could become the best-selling memoir in history. According to Bertelsmann SE, the German media and services conglomerate that has a controlling stake in Penguin Random House, the book just surpassed 10...
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Michelle Obama's 'Becoming'
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January 16, 2019 - 10:47 am
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- "Becoming" by Michelle Obama is not just one of the best-selling books of the past year — it is one of the hottest titles of the decade. The inspirational memoir by the former first lady has been on sale for more than two months, yet it is still No. 1 on...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama, left, is interviewed by Phoebe Robinson during the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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November 30, 2018 - 8:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the U.S. and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing announced Friday. By comparison, former first...
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Jan 8, 2017; Beverly Hills, CA, USA; Questlove the onstage dj during the 74th Golden Globe Awards at Beverly Hilton.
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Melony Roy
November 29, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former First Lady Michelle Obama's book tour stops in Philadelphia Thursday night and a member of the legendary Roots crew has created an epic playlist in her honor. Questlove of the Roots has curated the soundtrack for Michelle Obama's 10 city "Becoming" book tour. "...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama greets the audience as Tracee Ellis Ross watches at the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Forum on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Inglewood, Calif.
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November 16, 2018 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First day sales for Michelle Obama's "Becoming" topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year's biggest debuts. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Friday that the figures include sales and pre-orders for the former first lady's memoir include hardcover, audio and e-...
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Oprah Winfrey poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'A Wrinkle In Time' in London.
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November 12, 2018 - 10:12 am
By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. "This book is everything you wanted to know and so much you didn't even know you wanted to know. I believe it's going to...
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In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's "Today" show in New York.
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November 09, 2018 - 9:53 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and she and Barack Obama underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive their two daughters. "We were trying to get pregnant and it wasn't going well," Mrs...
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Michelle Obama
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October 31, 2018 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be among the special guests when Michelle Obama goes on tour for her memoir "Becoming." Others appearing with the former first lady will include Sarah Jessica Parker, Tracee Ellis Ross, Michele Norris and former White House aide Valerie...
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