Books Recommended by Barack Obama
An Initial Exploration of the Diminishing Role of Facts and Analysis in American Public Life
Michael D. Rich
Source: "A look at how a selective sorting of facts and evidence isn’t just dishonest, but self-defeating to a society that has always worked best when reasoned debate and practical problem-solving thrive." - Barack Obama
Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World - and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Source: "A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases." - Barack Obama
Did Barack Obama recommend all these books?
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