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Educated is a coming of age #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, which has been translated into 45 languages. Written by the author Tara Westover about growing up in a strict Mormon survivalist home. The author takes us through her peculiar upbringing detailing the many accidents, near death experiences and non-conformist practices dictated by her family and how an unexpected educational opportunity takes her away from all that she knows.

International development student, Adele Walton ( and CEO at Broccoli Productions, Renay Richardson ( discuss the book in depth with our host Diyora (

In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing ‘Shedding The Shackles’ by Lynne Stein, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to [email protected]

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