Former President Obama will release his new memoir in two volumes, with the first coming out shortly after Election day, his publisher, Penguin Random House, announced Thursday morning.
The 768-page first volume, titled “A Promised Land,” will be released on Nov. 17, two weeks after the presidential election.
The book, which will be published in 25 languages, will cover his political life pre-presidency, his historic 2008 presidential campaign and his first term in office.
In the book, “We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his Cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act,” the publisher said in their announcement.
The second volume of the 44th president’s memoir has not been given a release date.
“I’ve spent the last few years reflecting on my presidency, and in ‘A Promised Land’ I’ve tried to provide an honest accounting of my presidential campaign