On ‘Becoming’ and Michelle Obama’s Brilliant, Beautiful Approach to Life

Becoming, Michelle Obama’s long-awaited, and already much-loved memoir is a rich, engaging, delightful read that would be wonderful to curl up with, even if she had not been First Lady of the United States. Reading, you feel as if you’re enjoying a long, unabashedly honest conversation with a favorite girlfriend about just living life. Michelle’s’ warmth, honesty, and frank style come through on every page, in her portraits of her family and friends — from aunties and great grandparents, cousins and college friends, and her daughters and the former president. Obama’s inviting easy prose takes us back to  Euclid...

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