Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen to release book based on podcast in October

The book will include handwritten lyrics by Bruce Springsteen and speeches by Barack Obama.

New York:

Publisher Random House said Thursday that Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are releasing a book in October based on conversations from their podcast.

Like the podcast of the same name, “Renegades: Born in the USA,” worldwide on October 26, the pair reflected on the state of America and their “enduring love” for it, “with all its challenges and contractions”. Will see. “

The podcast released this year has seen the couple wax poetic on topics including racism, music and masculinity.

The book will feature handwritten lyrics by rocker Springsteen, as well as annotated speeches from former President Obama.

According to an excerpt from the opening pages, Obama writes, “Over the years, we’ve found we have a shared sensibility. About work, about family, and about America.”

“In our own way, Bruce and I are on a parallel journey trying to understand this country that has given so much to both of us. Trying to chronicle the stories of its people. Our personal quests for meaning and truth Looking for a way to connect and America’s community with a bigger story.”

The acquisition of Podcasts was a marketing coup for Spotify, which has focused on podcasting as a growth driver since 2019, bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars.

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