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Hannah’s Recommendation: Educated by Tara Westover

What makes Educated one of the most important memoirs I have read is Tara Westover’s ability to show us the daunting, yet necessary process of stepping outside the world to which we are accustomed. Born to a family of Mormon extremists in Clifton, Idaho, Westover experiences an upbringing of severe isolation; physical and mental abuse; …

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Rachel’s Recommendation: Never Have I Ever on Netflix

For summer fun, I recommend seasons 1 and 2 of Never Have I Ever, a comedy-drama on Netflix. Created by the sparkly Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, it is the story of high schooler, Devi Vishwakumar, as written by Kaling, Fisher, and Justin Noble. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan plays Devi, an academic superstar who is beyond ready …

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