It turns out he loves the book!
He was quoted in the May 25 issue of Newsweek as saying it was “Fascinating…. A wonderful book.”
And, just yesterday, in an interview that aired internationally on the BBC World service, President Obama said the following:
Justin Webb: You reading anything at the moment?
President Obama: You know, I’m reading a book called Netherland by Joseph O’Neill. Almost finished. Excellent novel.
So, what are you waiting for?