While he was busy making history and being the Commander in
August 16, 2021 General
While he was busy making history and being the Commander in Chief of a world superpower, Barack Obama was also voraciously reading.
A habit he picked up in his youth and carries with him to this day. According to Michiko Kakutani “The reading Obama did in his 20s and 30s, combined with his love of Shakespeare and the Bible and his ardent study of Lincoln, Martin Luther King jnr and Reinhold Niebuhr, would shape his long view of history”.
Reading, and reading widely, helped to shape his understanding, his faith and his impact on the world.
Now we’re not saying that turning the pages of a book is going to make you the leader of the free world, but it certainly won’t hurt your chances. And if you have already exhausted your bookshelves at home, TIGS has you covered.
Simply access the portal for borrowing e-books at https://tigs.wheelers.co/
All you have to do is click ‘borrow’ after logging in and ta-da, you’ll have loaned it for 14 days.
There are over 2000 books in the collection, so there’s bound to be something for everyone! Challenge yourself!