Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading Dianetics by L. Ron Hubbard. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!
- Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill
- Dating Jesus: A Story of Fundamentalism, Feminism, and the American Girl by Susan Campbell
- Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright
- Eden West by Pete Hautman
- Here If You Need Me: A True Story by Kate Braestrup
- Inside Scientology: The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion by Janet Reitman
- Leaving Fishers by Margaret Peterson Haddix
- The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes
- This Side of Salvation by Jeri Smith-Ready
- Dead Authors Podcast Episode 45: L. Ron Hubbard (podcast)
- Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (documentary)
- South Park Season 9: “Trapped in the Closet” (TV episode)
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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)