Ben Smith surveys a new biography by David Maraniss that debunks much of the myth-making in Dreams From My Father: Obama’s conservative critics have, since the beginnings of his time on the national scene, taken the self-portrait [of Dreams] at...
David Maraniss' highly anticipated — and incredibly dense — biography of Barack Obama finally hit the shelves today, offering a fresh look into the early life and family history of the 44th president. Although Obama doesn't make an ... Read Post
BuzzFeed has all the details of new, marijuana-centric excerpts from David Maraniss' forthcoming biography, "Barack Obama: The Story." The last time we heard from Maraniss was in Vanity Fair, which released excerpts that included a ... Read Post
Ben Smith says David Maraniss's new biography of Barack Obama is "the first sustained challenge to Obama's control over his own story, a firm and occasionally brutal debunking of Obama's bestselling 1995 memoir, Dreams from My Fathe... Read Post