The Light We Carry
THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
Her life. Her learnings. Her toolkit to live boldly.
How do we build enduring and honest relationships?
How can we discover strength and community inside our differences?
What do we do when it all starts to feel like too much?
Michelle Obama believes that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress.
In The Light We Carry, the former First Lady shares her practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world. A mother, daughter, spouse and friend, she shares fresh stories, her insightful reflections on change and the earned wisdom that helps her continue to “become.” With her trademark humour, candour, and compassion, she also explores issues connected to race, gender, and visibility, encouraging readers to work through fear, find strength in community, and live with boldness.
The Light We Carry will inspire readers to examine their own lives, identify their sources of gladness, and connect meaningfully in a turbulent world.
Praise for her critically acclaimed, multi-million #1 bestselling memoir, Becoming:
‘This is a rich, entertaining and candid memoir…it is as beautifully written as any piece of fiction’ — i
‘In the best moments of Becoming, the miracle of Michelle Obama arises’ — Vanity Fair
‘Intimate, inspiring and set to become hugely influential’ — Sunday Times
‘Becoming serenely balances gravity and grace, uplift and anecdote’ — Observer
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