Michelle Obama monetizes the success of My story, the memoir of which she has sold more than 11 million copies in different formats, and launches a new publication, Becoming: A guide journal for discovering your voice, which will go on sale in the United States on November 19. In this case it is a kind of journal complementary to her memoir for which she herself has written an introduction that has been described as "inspiring" by those who have had access to the content.
if it were a film it would be talked about sequel, but in this case it can almost be said that it is a book that rubs on self-help, or at least it follows from the presentation that has been made of it and its own title , which in its translation into Spanish could be something like "A daily guided to discover our voice". According to a statement from the U.S. publisher that will be in charge of its distribution – a division of Penguin Random House – the publication includes 150 inspiring questions and quotes that are key themes in Michelle Obama's memoir slasher and are raised to help readers of this new installment to reflect on their personal and family history. A way to face their goals, their challenges, dreams, what moves them in their lives and what future they imagine for themselves and also for their community.
Success is never assured but that it is a powerful editorial bet it confirms that a first edition of 500,000 copies will be released and will be published in more than 20 countries, including Spain where it will be the publishing house Plaza & Janes that takes care of its launch,
your journey of becoming? A companion to BECOMING, this gorgeous journal features an intimate and inspiring introduction by @MichelleObama and thought-provoking questions and prompts to help you discover the power of your own story. Available on 11/19/19. #IAmBecoming pic.twitter.com/6MQ3bFeKH9— Crown Publishing (@CrownPublishing) October 7, 2019
In the introduction Michelle Obama says: "I hope you will use this diary to write your experiences, thoughts and feelings, with all your imperfections and without judging yourself. We don't have to remember everything. But everything we remember has value." In one of the pages that has already been seen on Amazon, the reader is asked to list a struggle, a failure and a success of his life and to write about what they have learned from each of them. Another image that has been published includes a quote from Michelle Obama: "Your story is the most powerful part of who you are: struggles, failures, success, and everything else. Always remember to stay open to new experiences and never let those who doubt get in the way." The former first lady shared on her Twitter account a publication of the publisher of the new book in which she is advertised as "questions and suggestions that will make her ponder to help her discover the power of her own story".&
Former First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming (My Story, in its Spanish translation, quickly became a bestseller and one of the most popular books of the decade. "We believe these could be the most successful memoirines in history," Thomas Rabe, CEO of Bertelsmann, parent company of Penguin Random House, said after publication. The promotion of the book has caused the former first lady to fill auditoriums in the United States and have been interviewed by the main figures of television and the international press.
Since Obama's memoirs were put up for sale, her image has changed and she is identified as a closer person, especially thanks to the direct and sincere style she chose to write them. In them she found that her two daughters, Malia and Sasha, were conceived by in vitro fertilization and that she and her husband went through a marital crisis that led them to couples therapy. Also that his relationship with Donald Trump is not good. "I will never forgive him," he writes in the book, referring to the damage the current American president did to his family by spreading rumors about the legitimacy of Barack Obama's presidency based on him not being born in the United States,