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'Becoming' tops most popular book list at Winnipeg Public Library in 2019

"Becoming" tops most popular book list at Winnipeg Public Library in 2019

Michelle Obama's memoir checked out nearly 3,500 times

February 14, 2020

With a collection of around 1.3 million physical items, the Winnipeg Public Library has plenty for people to pick from, however, a few titles last year proved more popular than the rest.

Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” topped the list of books Winnipeggers have been eager to read lately. The former US first lady’s memoir was checked out nearly 3,500 times since it was released near the end of 2018 though the end of 2019.

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