New York Times to publish book on Obamas life

December 25th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI  

Barack Obama

Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): The New York Times is currently putting together a book, named “Obama: The Historic Journey,” which features photos and essays depicting US President-elect Barack Obamas life.

The book will be published by Riverhead in February 2009.

The much-awaited book will talk about Obamas journey, starting from his childhood to his historical win as the 44 th President of America, reports

The “heavily illustrated book cover[s] Barack Obama’’s life, from his childhood through his inauguration as the 44th president of the United States, with a final chapter that includes the inaugural address and a 32-page photo essay by 12 New York Times staff photographers,” according to today’’s Publisher’’s Marketplace.

The Times Executive Editor Bill Keller is writing the introduction, and there will be contributors from op-ed stars like Frank Rich, Thomas Friedman, Paul Krugman, Maureen Dowd, David Brooks and Gail Collins. (ANI)

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