He's written million-selling books about his early years and the meaning of public life. Now, Barack Obama has another side to share with readers: policy wonk. Change We Can Believe In: Barack Obama's Plan to Renew America's Promise, which hits shelves Sept. 9, will offer a foreward by Obama and sections written by his campaign staff outlining the candidate's stance on issues like heath care and national security.
The new release was assembled over the past few weeks and is not part of the senator's current deal with Crown, which calls for him to write two more books, including a children's book. It will also feature the text of some of his speeches. The book will carry a list price of $13.95; all proceeds will go to charity.