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Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City Will Host Michelle Obama
on Friday, November 30 at 11:30 AM
Event Wristbands Will Be Given to the First 500 Customers Who Buy Becoming
at Barnes & Noble Union Square the Day Before the Event, With Limit of
Two Signed Books Per Customer
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail
bookseller, today announced that it will host the only New York City
booksigning of Michelle Obama’s national book tour on Friday, November
30, at 11:30 AM at its Union
Square location (33 E 17th St). Wristbands will be given to the
first 500 customers who buy Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming at
the Union Square Barnes & Noble store only on Thursday, November 29,
starting at 9 AM, with a limit of two signed books per customer.
Barnes & Noble is pleased to be hosting the first and only New York City
booksigning for Michelle Obama’s intimate, powerful, and inspiring
memoir. Becoming is available at Barnes & Noble bookstores around
the country, and on BN.com.
In her memoir, published by The Crown Publishing Group, Michelle Obama
invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have
shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years
as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her
time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and
lively wit, she describes her triumphs and disappointments, both public
and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words
and on her own terms.
Michelle Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to
2017. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Mrs.
Obama started her career as an attorney at the Chicago law firm Sidley &
Austin, where she met her future husband, Barack Obama. She later worked
in the Chicago mayor’s office, at the University of Chicago, and at the
University of Chicago Medical Center. Mrs. Obama also founded the
Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an organization that prepares young
people for careers in public service. The Obamas currently live in
Washington, DC, and have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the nation’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 630 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The
Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability
to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free
NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS®
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Mary Ellen KeatingSenior Vice PresidentCorporate
CommunicationsBarnes & Noble, Inc.(212) firstname.lastname@example.org
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