Category Archives: Prison Books

Ideas related to or inspired by giving books to prisoners.

Time Capsules with Guard Towers: My Journey Inside Death Row Prisons

I recently visited a handful of death row prisons in North Carolina and Virginia. I know there are better vacation options, including ones with more sun and bikinis and boats. But it was important for me to be there. Many … Continue reading

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The E-Book Revolution is Not for Everyone. At Least, Not Yet.

The e-book revolution is here. To call it a revolution might be underselling it. The ability to transmit works of fiction and non-fiction through the aether is likely more revolutionary than Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press. These are books that do … Continue reading

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Why I Give Books to Prisoners

I give books to inmates. I visit death row prisons. When either of these things comes up in conversation, people always ask, “Why?” For a long time, I didn’t really have a great answer. People either “get it” or they … Continue reading

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