Audacity by Jonathan Chait & We Are The Change We Seek edited by E.J. Dionne Jr and Joy-Ann Reid

Reviewed by
June-July 2017, no. 392
Varun Ghosh reviews 'Audacity: How Barack Obama defied his critics and created a legacy that will prevail' by Jonathan Chait and 'We Are The Change We Seek: The speeches of Barack Obama' edited by E.J. Dionne Jr and Joy-Ann Reid

Audacity: How Barack Obama defied his critcs and created a legacy that will prevail

by Jonathan Chait

Custom House, $32.99 pb, 262 pp, 9780062674425

Book Cover 2 Small

We Are The Change We Seek: The speeches of Barack Obama

edited by E.J. Dionne Jr and Joy-Ann Reid

Bloomsbury, $29.99 hb, 365 pp, 978163286946

Audacity by Jonathan Chait & We Are The Change We Seek edited by E.J. Dionne Jr and Joy-Ann Reid

Reviewed by
June-July 2017, no. 392

What is Barack Obama’s legacy? That deceptively simple question forms the subject of Jonathan Chait’s new book, Audacity. Across seven disparate chapters, the book ‘makes the case that Obama succeeded’ – that he ‘accomplished nearly everything he set out to do, and he set out to do an enormous amount’.

Varun Ghosh reviews 'Audacity: How Barack Obama defied his critics and created a legacy that will prevail' by Jonathan Chait and 'We Are The Change We Seek: The speeches of Barack Obama' edited by E.J. Dionne Jr and Joy-Ann Reid

Audacity: How Barack Obama defied his critcs and created a legacy that will prevail

by Jonathan Chait

Custom House, $32.99 pb, 262 pp, 9780062674425

Book Cover 2 Small

We Are The Change We Seek: The speeches of Barack Obama

edited by E.J. Dionne Jr and Joy-Ann Reid

Bloomsbury, $29.99 hb, 365 pp, 978163286946

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