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Record-breaking auction for Obamas' book deal tops $65m - Financial Times

Penguin Random House will pay more than $65m for the global rights to two books to be written separately by Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, after a blockbuster auction that set a record for US presidential memoirs. The company declined to comment ...and more »

Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Joint Book Deal Worth Over $65 Million: Report - Newsweek

Former U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have signed a joint book deal to release both their memoirs via Penguin Random House, the publisher announced Tuesday night. The package deal had been subject to a bidding war ...and more »

The Obamas are getting a record-setting book deal worth at least $60 million - Business Insider

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The bidding for the rights to books written by former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama has skyrocketed to more than $60 million, according to a report from the Financial Times. Penguin Random House, which ...and more »

Bidding hits $60M on Obamas' book deal: report - The Hill

A bidding war over the global rights to two books from former President Obama and his wife Michelle has soared above $60 million, according to a new report. The potential price tag would mark a record sum for a U.S. president's memoirs, according to ...and more »

The Obamas just signed a jumbo book deal. Here's why a publisher is betting big on them. - Washington Post

The expectations for the books Michelle and Barack Obama have just signed a deal to write are stratospherically high — considering the often dull literary tradition of books written by former White House occupants. Typically, such memoirs sell well ...and more »

The Obamas could earn more than $200 million in the next 15 years - Business Insider

Pool/Getty Images Being president of the United States is perhaps the most powerful job on earth — and being a former US president can be one of the most lucrative. With book deals, speaking engagements, and a government pension, former President ...and more »

The Bid for Barack and Michelle Obama's Memoirs Has Reportedly Reached $60 Million - Money Magazine

The rights for Barack and Michelle Obama's memoirs will sell for at least $60 million, according to a report from the Financial Times. The eventual total price tag will include a book from both the former President and First Lady. The couple plans to ...and more »

Obamas Make Book Deal With Penguin Random House - New York Times

Penguin Random House will publish coming books by former President Barack Obama and the former first lady Michelle Obama, the publishing company announced Tuesday night, concluding a heated auction among multiple publishers. The terms of the ...and more »

Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Multimillion-Dollar Book Deals With Penguin Random House - TheWrap

Penguin Random House has won a hard-fought battle for bidding rights to two new post-White House books by Barack and Michelle Obama, the publisher announced Tuesday. While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, the Financial Times reported that ...and more »

Barack & Michelle Obama To Pen Memoirs For Penguin Random House - Deadline

Yes they can. A month-plus after moving out of the White House, Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have some time on their hands and have landed new gigs: authors. Penguin Random House said today that it has acquired world publication rights for ...and more »