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Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover

Selected for NYU’s Fall 2019 common reading, Educated tells the story of a woman born in a survivalist family in rural Idaho and who, despite having no formal elementary or high-school education, eventually receives a Ph.D. from Cambridge. Westover’s remarkable trajectory underscores the transformative power of education and the value of resilience.

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About the Program

NYU Reads brings the NYU community together around a single common reading. Building on our undergraduate schools’ first-year reading programs, which introduce university life and the values of discovery, critical inquiry, and intellectual exchange, NYU Reads extends this dialogue beyond Welcome Week and opens it up to the entire community. Events will be scheduled throughout the fall semester, and you are invited with all students, faculty, administrators, staff, and alumni to participate!