Tara Westover’s memoir, Educated, chronicles her isolated childhood and pursuit of formal schooling. Though it is her only book to date, Westover garnered critical acclaim for her exploration of learning, ideology, personal growth and the struggle between family bonds and independence. Educated debuted at number one on the New York Times’ Best Seller list and was named Book of the Year by the American Booksellers Association. The book was a finalist for a number of national awards, including the LA Times Book Prize, PEN America’s Jean Stein Book Awards and two awards from the National Book Critics Circle. Westover was selected as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2019. Educated has sold more than 4 million copies and has been translated into 41 languages.