Alison Flood, "Obama's Favourite Book of 2015 Is Also No 1 with Fellow Americans," The Guardian (10 December 2015). US president chooses Lauren Groff’s 'Fates and Furies' as his pick of the year, while the first lady selects Elizabeth Alexander’s 'The Light of the World'.
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff | The story of a marriage told first from the husband’s, then wife’s, perspectives presents two very different accounts of the same relationship. If you love inventive prose, emotionally complex characters, plots with intricate puzzle pieces — or simply reading about relationships — this one is for you.
DELICATE EDIBLE BIRDS by Lauren Groff. Tales of ordinary transformations and everyday occurrences are made magical in a collection of nine stories by Groff