Hillary Clinton to talk 2016 election experience in book of personal essays

On the same day Wellesley College announced Hillary Clinton as their 2017 commencement speaker, news broke of another endeavor for the former secretary of state.

According to the Associated Press, Clinton is working on a book of personal essays to be published this fall by Simon & Schuster.

The currently untitled compilation will feature the former first lady's favorite inspirational quotes, and the narrative will use the quotes to "tell stories from her life, up to and including her experiences in the 2016 presidential campaign," the publisher told The Associated Press.

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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse in Allendale, Michigan November 7, 2016.

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An elderly woman smiles as Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, not pictured, speaks during a campaign event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Clinton leads Donald Trump by three percentage points among likely voters nationally, the latest sign that her campaign's painstaking focus on women, Latinos and blacks could help propel her to the White House.

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Audience members listen as U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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Bruce Springsteen performs during a rally in suport of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 07, 2016.

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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is greeted by her husband, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, at the airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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People gather on Independence Mall for a campaign rally with U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and U.S. President Barack Obama in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton acknowledges the crowd at a campaign rally at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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Supporters cheer as U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during a rally at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire, U.S., November 7, 2016.

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U.S. President Barack Obama is embraced by U.S. first lady Michelle Obama as former U.S. President Bill Clinton looks on during a campaign event for U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016.

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People react as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leaves after a rally at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse November 7, 2016 in Allendale, Michigan.

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U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during a rally at the University of New Hampshire Durham November 7, 2016.

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives for a rally at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse November 7, 2016 in Allendale, Michigan.

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Musician Bruce Springsteen performs at Independence Mall at a campaign rally with U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and U.S. President Barack Obama in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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"These are the words I live by," Clinton said in a statement. "These quotes have helped me celebrate the good times, laugh at the absurd times, persevere during the hard times and deepen my appreciation of all life has to offer. hope by sharing these words and my thoughts about them, the essays will be meaningful for readers."

Since Clinton's loss to President Donald Trump in the 2016 election, the former Democratic candidate has remained relatively out of public site -- but did attend Trump's inauguration. Wednesday's announcements could mark a resurgence of the longtime political figure into the public space.

Clinton is also working on an illustrated children's version of her 1995 book, It Takes a Village. Proceeds from that book will reportedly go to charity.

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