Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright


An exemplary piece of in-depth, investigative journalism, Going Clear paints a vivid picture of the notoriously insular Church of Scientology.  Beginning with the life of church founder L. Ron Hubbard and including the church’s fight for legitimacy, its enormous wealth, and its harsh treatment of critics–this is a fascinating account of a religion most of us know very little about.

For more titles exploring issues of faith and religion, check these out:

Does Jesus Really Love Me? by Jeff Chu

The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope by Austen Ivereigh

Escape by Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer

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