Posted on 06/21/2018 at 06:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's hard to imagine a young Tara Westover ever expecting Amazon to select something she'd written as the best book of the first half of 2018.

Educated follows Westover's unlikely path from barely homeschooled child in a survivalist household to holder of a PhD from Cambridge University.

It’s a journey that placed her in a classroom for the first time at age seventeen, that prompted some extreme soul-searching, and that estranged her from many of her family members (though she has reconciled with some).

Read an interview with Westover about her life and her work at Amazon Book Review.

Categories: Author Interview

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