Michelle Obama Announces Six-City Tour of Her Book ‘The Light We Carry’

Michelle Obama is planning on going on a six-city tour this upcoming fall to promote her new book The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times

The Light We Carry Book Tour

The tour is set to start in mid-November and will start off in Washinton D.C. and end in Los Angeles a month later. Michelle is excited about her upcoming tour and reuniting with people from her previous tour.

“I’m looking forward to making some new connections — and of course, seeing some familiar faces from the last tour,” Michelle Obama said in a joint statement released with her publisher Crown as well as her promoter Live Nation. 

The Light We Carry book
The Light We Carry book

This book means so much to me — it’s a collection of perspectives and practices I’ve used to keep me afloat amid uncertainty. On this tour, I’ll be sharing some personal stories and lessons that have helped me along my path, and I can’t wait to tell you more.”

All the Cities Michelle Obama Will Visit

Other cities the former first lady plans to visit include Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, and San Francisco. The venues can seat from 2000-6,500 people, making it bigger than most book events but smaller than Obama’s first stop in her last tour in Chicago for her memoir Becoming which holds over 15,000 people.  

In her previous tour for Becoming, Obama was joined by guest moderators such as Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross and Sarah Jessica Parker. The guest moderators for this tour haven’t been announced but expect it to be some big names. When Michelle Obama invites you, you would be crazy to say no. 

Can This Book Recreate the Success of ‘Becoming’?

Becoming was an instant bestseller and went on to sell over 17 million copies worldwide. That is a record for a former white house resident. Expect this book to also move a lot of units. Only time will tell how much but it will be topping charts when it comes out.

Are you excited for Michelle Obama’s new book? Will you be going to Michelle Obama’s tour? Let us know in the comments below? 

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5 thoughts on “Michelle Obama Announces Six-City Tour of Her Book ‘The Light We Carry’

  1. Anonymous says:

    I was treated to see First Lady Michelle Obama at the Philadelphia, PA. Metropolition and she was awesome!!


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