Obama Writing Book With Elie Wiesel
Holocaust survivor says it will be 'book of two friends'
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 8, 2012 1:04 PM CST
President Barack Obama embraces Elie Wiesel as Wiesel's wife, Marion Erster Rose watches ar right, after Obama spoke at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2012.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(Newser) – Now that President Obama has been re-elected, he might have a little more time for another big project: Writing a book with Holocaust survivor and Nobel peace prize laureate Elie Wiesel. Wiesel, who wrote about his time in Auschwitz in his memoir Night, says they are writing "a book of two friends," the Guardian reports, citing Haaretz. Obama first saw Wiesel, 84, when the author lectured at his college; they became friends in 2009 while visiting Buchenwald together and now occasionally have dinner together. Wiesel has written more than 50 books.

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saltydog
Nov 9, 2012 9:05 AM CST
Ok so he won again blah blah....This quirks me, why does he have time to write a book??? He has lots of work to do to help fix this country not to be paid from taxpayers to write a book that he will make money on. Do your memoir after your next 4 years is up. DON"T WASTE MY TIME OR MONEY!!! Create new jobs like yopu promised!!
watashiwa
Nov 9, 2012 5:37 AM CST
After the Imposter-in-chief excoriates his adopted country, the Great Satan, he can then become the leader of the world court/UN/WHO/IMF and turn the globe into a socialist blob.
sunniladi
Nov 9, 2012 4:40 AM CST
weasel and wiesel - priceless. annnyway, it amazes me that obama would choose a jew to be the author. he hates them. netanyahu can confirm this.