Lawrence Wright's book 'Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief' was yanked by its UK publisher Transworld but will still be released in America.
Who was Osama bin Laden? The mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist plot was one of the best-known men in the world and yet in many ways he remained an enigma. The son of a wealthy businessman, the man whom most Westerners knew as an archterrorist was also a soft-spoken family man with a fondness for poetry. The following books offer insight into Osama bin Laden – the man, his convictions, and how he came to cast so large a shadow over the Western world.
Journalist Kai Bird draws on memories of a childhood spent in the Middle East to shape this exploration of the region’s conflict.
It is hard to imagine a better portrait of 9/11 and its causes.