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The flawed and the unforgettable

Perhaps the book that has disturbed me the most among the lot that I've read during the pandemic-induced lockdown has been Tara Westover's memoir Educated

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Anjuli Bhargava
What makes a book unputdownable and unforgettable? For me, it is unanswered questions. When the author doesn’t quite explain why certain momentous or catastrophic events took place or why others gloss over them or manage to live life as if they never occurred. This is a deal breaker in some sense for me and yet these are the ones that I can never quite put aside.

Perhaps the book that has disturbed me the most among the lot that I’ve read during the pandemic-induced lockdown has been Tara Westover’s memoir Educated.  One of the reasons this book sticks in the memory is
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First Published: Aug 18 2020 | 10:26 PM IST

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