“Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief,” covering the history of the church — from its founding by L. Ron Hubbard in the 1950s to its current condition under controversial leader and Tom Cruise BFF, David Miscavige.
The book out in January is from the Pulitzer winning journalist Lawrence Wright, and with hundreds of interviews over a three year period promises to be a revealing take on the celebrity culture of the faith.
How accurate was South Park’s depiction of Scientology? Spot on:
So when you hit the January sales look out for this book if you fancy reading up on Scientology.
UPDATE: sadly due to fears about existing libel laws, the book will not be on sale in the UK. But will be everywhere else…
Article written by John Sargeant on Homo economicus’ Weblog