The New Yorker writer talks about what it’s like to take on Scientology.

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Feb. 4 2013 1:32 PM

Lawrence Wright, Live at Politics & Prose

The New Yorker writer talks about what it’s like to take on Scientology.

Listen to author Lawrence Wright talk about his new book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief:

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After winning a Pulitzer Prize for his 2006 book about al-Qaida, The Looming Tower, New Yorker staff writer Lawrence Wright is back with an in-depth investigation into the secretive world of Scientology, the religion founded by science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard.

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