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There was room for reflections like this in the book but some parts just seemed to ramble on a bit too much.
The inmates in the book are humanized and likable, and Avi shows more contempt for the prison workers than the prisoners themselves.
I'd recommend this book because it did have some really good moments and it is both an enjoyable and easy read.
Interesting inside look at both the prisoners and those who work within the prison walls.Published 26 days ago by Rene' P
I've read a number of books by former prisoners, system employees, and volunteers. This is by far the worst. It's just boring. Simply boring. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Nancy K. Applegate
Not a huge fan of this book, but I did feel that I learned something. Quick read, but definitely not a feel-good book.Published 10 months ago by Kate Hullfish
As a novice reader of memoir, I enjoyed Steinberg’s stories quite a lot: his life before becoming a librarian, his interactions with the inmates, his role in the library, and his... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mangoaloe
Very interesting. We'll written keeps you wanting to read more. You could identify with something in every personality. Easy to read.Published 12 months ago by Janice DeThomas
I'm not even sure how I would describe this book. It makes you think of jobs that I suppose we know exist we just rarely think of them.
Avi is a prison librarian. Read more
I live in the Boston area, and I enjoyed reading about something local. It was an interesting story. If I didn't live near Boston, I would give it 3 stars.Published 13 months ago by Benjamin D. Lapointe
Avi Steinberg is a pretty good writer. His account of his tenure as a prison librarian is definitely interesting, and sometimes very moving. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sandra L. Etemad