NEW YORK — Michelle Obama will publish a book this fall, “The Light We Carry,” in which she reflects on her experiences and shares her ideas about navigating an increasingly stressful world.
It is the former first lady’s first all-new work since the 2018 release of her blockbuster ‘Becoming,’ which has sold more than 17 million copies worldwide, surpassing sales of all the memoirs of a former first lady or a modern president, including her husband, a former president. Barak Obama.
“I learned that there is nothing wrong with recognizing that self-esteem is shrouded in vulnerability, and that what we share as humans on this Earth is the impulse to strive for do better, always and no matter what,” Michelle Obama writes in the introduction to the book. , included in Thursday’s announcement by the Random House Publishing Group and its Crown imprint.
“We are becoming bolder in brightness. If you know your light, you know yourself. You know your own story honestly. In my experience, this type of self-knowledge builds confidence, which in turn breeds calmness and the ability to hold perspective, which ultimately leads to being able to connect meaningfully with others – and it is for me the foundation of all things. ”
Crown will publish the 336-page book on November 15.