We knew this would happen, after all Barack and Michelle are now staples in US history and two of the most loved political figures on earth.
According to a report from the Financial Times the bidding for the rights to publish books written by the former President and First Lady is now well over $60 million.
via Business Insider:
Penguin Random House, which has published three other books by Barack Obama, is leading the bidding war so far, according to the report published on Tuesday. HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and Macmillan are competing.
The lofty price tag will shatter the record for presidential memoirs, the Financial Times reported.
The rights to books written by Bill Clinton and George W. Bush sold for $15 million and $10 million, respectively.
The Obamas are writing their books separately but selling the rights jointly, according to the report.
I am all for it! Get yours!