Washington, Dec 25: The New York Times is currently putting together a book, named 'Obama: The Historic Journey,' which features photos and essays depicting US President-elect Barack Obama's life. The book will be published by Riverhead in Feb 2009.
The much-awaited book will talk about Obama's journey, starting from his childhood to his historical win as the 44th President of America, reports Politico.com. The "heavily illustrated book covers Barack Obama's life, from his childhood through his inauguration as the 44th president of the United States, with a final chapter that includes the inaugural address and a 32-page photo essay by 12 New York Times staff photographers," according to today's Publisher's Marketplace.
Introduction will be written by The Times Executive Editor Bill Keller. There will be contributors from stars like Frank Rich, Thomas Friedman, Paul Krugman, Maureen Dowd, David Brooks and Gail Collins.