Jul 21, 2022 - Economy & Business

Michelle Obama announces new book release for this fall

A woman in a sweater with her arms crossed on a book cover
Photo courtesy of Penguin Random House

Michelle Obama is poised to release a follow-up book to her best-selling memoir on Nov. 15.

Driving the news: The former first lady is releasing "The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times," to be published by Penguin Random House's Crown imprint.

  • "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power," the publisher said in a statement describing the book.

Of note: Her memoir "Becoming" has sold more than 17 million copies worldwide since 2018 — besting the sales of any memoir by a previous first lady or modern president, according to AP.

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