Lawrence Wright’s book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief, will be available for purchase at the taping courtesy of Book People.
Lawrence Wright is a Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author. He’s written extensively about Al-Qaeda for The New Yorker and in a highly-acclaimed book. Now, Wright is eliciting threats by tackling another controversial topic: Scientology. His 8th book follows the history of the church through its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, and its more famous members like John Travolta and Tom Cruise. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief will be published January 17.
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