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Catch and Kill

By Ronan Farrow, A recounting of Farrow's spy thriller-esque investigation into Harvey Weinstein's misdeeds

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow was released this week, and it’s really good. The book spans a period of three years, between 2016 and 2019, covering Farrow’s investigation into, publication of, related research and the aftermath of his exposé on Harvey Weinstein in the New Yorker. …

                    

Born A Crime

By Trevor Noah, An engrossing and raw autobiographical story of Trevor Noah's childhood in South Africa

I remember when Jon Stewart was leaving the Daily Show and Trevor Noah was announced as the new host. I liked his accent, but sort of assumed the show was basically dead. But the show is actually still really good (and better sometimes). However, even if you watch The Daily Show with Trevor Noah consistently, …

                 

Educated

By Tara Westover, a personal journey about a childhood in a survivalist home

Educated, by Tara Westover, was one of the bestselling books on 2018 and has continued to top the charts even now, despite being released over a year ago. I put it on my to-read list thanks to Bill Gate’s book blog, and Ellen Degeneres read it after Michelle Obama recommended it to her. Point is, …