After enjoying, yes, actually enjoying President Obama’s press conference last night (with special thanks for ending just in time for LOST),  I was thrilled to learn this morning that he is currently reading NETHERLAND by Joseph O’Neill.




From David Leonhardt’s exclusive interview with President Obama in this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine: “At the end of our conversation, when I asked him if he was reading anything good, he said he had become sick enough of briefing books to begin reading a novel in the evenings —Netherland, by Joseph O’Neill.”


CNN’s blog Political Ticker, CBS News Political Hotsheet, Huffington Post, PW, Amazon’s blog Omnivoracious, NYT’s blog Papercuts, all covered the story.



President Obama is reading NETHERLAND!

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