Farewell to the Reader-in-Chief

This is not a political blog, so will forego direct comment on the imminent transfer of the Presidential office. It is consistent with our purpose, however, to note the many articles that have contrasted President Obama’s reading and book-buying habits and his many visits to bookstores during his term of office, and the interest shown in books by earlier presidents, to the new guy. E.g:

http://www.salon.com/2016/12/02/no-more-reader-in-chief-after-obama-trump-the-nonreader-is-a-real-national-loss/

http://www.sfchronicle.com/books/article/farewell-to-the-reader-in-chief-10808928.php

https://electricliterature.com/barack-obama-reader-in-chief-fb1e58791422#.1po8gj9o8

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obama-bookworm-president_us_587645d8e4b092a6cae42092

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obama-bookworm-president_us_587645d8e4b092a6cae42092

http://www.readinutopia.com/reader-chief

https://www.follownews.com/no-more-readerinchief-after-obama-trump-the-nonreader-amounts-a-real-national-loss-285uc