Catch and Kill - Ronan Farrow

Catch and Kill

By Ronan Farrow

  • Release Date: 2019-10-15
  • Genre: True Crime
Score: 4.5
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From 970 Ratings

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Description

In this instant New York Times bestselling account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost.
In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, threatening his career, following his every move, and weaponizing an account of abuse in his own family.
All the while, Farrow and his producer faced a degree of resistance they could not explain -- until now. And a trail of clues revealed corruption and cover-ups from Hollywood to Washington and beyond.
This is the untold story of the exotic tactics of surveillance and intimidation deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists, evade accountability, and silence victims of abuse. And it's the story of the women who risked everything to expose the truth and spark a global movement.

Both a spy thriller and a meticulous work of investigative journalism, Catch and Kill breaks devastating new stories about the rampant abuse of power and sheds far-reaching light on investigations that shook our culture.
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography
Indie Bound #1 BestsellerUSA Today BestsellerWall Street Journal Bestseller

Reviews

  • Stellar writing and reporting

    5
    By AmandaTripp
    Incredible and riveting work
  • Tense in a good way

    5
    By 12345qwertfdsa
    Extremely well done! Thought I knew the whole story and would be bored, but instead found it riveting. Also, Farrow comes across as extremely intelligent and highly adorable.
  • Heartbreaking but eye opening.

    5
    By 🌽Jess
    I’m glad times are changing. I’m glad Ronan had the courage to do this reporting and to write this book. Making life better for women everywhere.
  • Catch and Kill

    5
    By Rhoadie Tea
    Amazing read. Loved the book!
  • catchy

    5
    By Dntous
    Very good writing and I trust this author!
  • The story that never gets told.

    5
    By JF0000T
    Excellent and gut wrenching. Details the spectacular failure of those who serve in positions meant to protect, but instead, abuse. This book is a tough read at times, but Ronan approaches the victims stories with layers of thoughtfulness and respect. I respect the hell out of this man for shinning a light in dark corners (along with all the other people who did the same, and are mentioned in this book). It is a book everyone must read.
  • #MeToo

    3
    By Ally Hall
    Sad and twisted, but necessary.
  • Best book!!!!

    5
    By cutegugucutie
    I couldn’t put it down! It was so good! Do make a part two! PS: ur a good writer
  • Harrowing Farrow Account

    5
    By O Captain My Fly's Open
    Simply a smart, literate, harrowing account of the obstacles placed by men in power, every step of the way, towards an ugly truth too long ignored. Couldn’t put it down.
  • Page turner. iBook had look up Yeah👍❣️

    5
    By Cupper Tupper
    Stellar. Moving. Unforgettable. Courageous. Inspiring. Therapeutic. Gratefulness. Authentic. Compassion. Educational. Fair. I could not put this down. iBook was an important assist due to so many characters, and some new vocabulary. iBook was the best way to read this! I talked to everyone about it. I did discourage my DH from reading it as he would not stomach some of it. He does better with fictional violence. Not that this was too medical or morbid. Factual and compassionate somehow. Almost every modern woman can empathize. So much courage. Thank you Ronan and every one who made this back happen. PS Jonathon, Ronan is a keeper. As are you. :-)