Best New Books: Week of 2/5/2019

The weather has been all over the place these last several days, and it doesn’t look like things are going to stabilize in the near future either. Luckily for us, whether it’s cold and snowy or sunny and warm, it’s always the perfect weather for a great book!

Book Review: “Becoming” by Michelle Obama

How much you might enjoy a celebrity memoir is usually directly related to how much of an admirer you are of said celebrity. This is perhaps doubly true when the celebrity also happens to be a political figure, since large swaths of the book wind up feeling like a dry recitation of their accomplishments. Luckily, Michelle Obama’s book mostly avoids that problem.