Books Barack Obama publicly recommended

This guy is well read, to say the least. The full 86-book list, separated into categories, is over at EW http://ew.com/books/2017/01/18/barack-obama-book-recommendations/. These are just the ones I saw that immediately caught my eye.
  1. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    YEAH HE DID. 😎
  2. Seveneves, Neal Stephenson
    This author has intrigued me for the longest time. Anyone care to shed some light on him for me?
  3. H is for Hawk, Helen MacDonald
  4. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  5. Between The World And Me, Ta-nehisi Coates
    Is it wrong that I would have been disappointed if this one wasn't on the list?
  6. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead
    This was at the top of many 2016 lists. Very intrigued.
  7. The Power Broker, Robert Caro
  8. Where The Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak
  9. The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert
  10. What Is The What, Dave Eggers
  11. The Harry Potter series, JK Rowling
    @liamduncandonuts @finesse the people on @bjnovak's list can suck Hagrid's socks .