by Tara Westover

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Book Reviews

  • @Kantrowitz Short story sci-fi that will 🤯: Exhilation by Ted Chiang Memoir that till suck you in 😳: Educated by Tara Westover Non-fiction that will change your life 🧘‍♂️: Why Buddhism is True by Robert WrightLink to Tweet
  • Best new reads: "Bad Blood" and "Educated" were great. (But you knew that from skimming best of 2018 lists, right?)Link to Tweet
  • @audcrane @business Thank you Audrey! The coolest part is in the pic my book is directly under Educated, which was my personal favorite book of 2018. Basking in the proximity.Link to Tweet

About Book

‘An amazing story, and truly inspiring. The kind of book everyone will enjoy. IT’S EVEN BETTER THAN YOU’VE HEARD.’ – Bill Gates Selected as a book of the year by AMAZON, THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, NEW YORK TIMES, ECONOMIST, NEW STATESMAN, VOGUE, IRISH TIMES, IRISH EXAMINER and RED MAGAZINE THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER A Book of the Decade, 2010-2020 (Independent) ________________________ Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn’t exist. She hadn’t been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she’d never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn’t believe in hospitals. As she grew older, her father became more radical and her brother more violent. At sixteen, Tara knew she had to leave home. In doing so she discovered both the transformative power of education, and the price she had to pay for it. ________________________ · From one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 · Shortlisted for the 2018 BAMB Readers' Awards · Recommended as a summer read by Barack Obama, Antony Beevor, India Knight, Blake Morrison and Nina Stibbe

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