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My family and I had the fortune meeting this remarkable, unique, most thorough interviewer/writer. This intrigued me to read his first book: Running the books. Read morePublished 10 days ago by SameDayFamilyMedicine.com
I loved this book, read it twice a few years later. I work for a non-profit program that runs a lending library in the local jail and often give this book to some of the longer... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Doe in Urbana
This is an informative, witty, and even moving look inside prison life as lived by Avi Steinberg, a lapsed Orthodox Jew who takes a job working in a Massachusetts prison. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nancy A
so intuesting how he was beneficial in that prison cliomate/Published 5 months ago by mary margaretkujawa
If you're only looking for cheap laughs at the expense of incarcerated "characters," then, no, this is not the book for you. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Nick Carraway
A good book about a young Jewish man finding himself through his work as a prison librarian. The book moves along at an easy pace. Read morePublished 6 months ago by recreader
I loved this funny, sad, insightful book. I wish Avi had stayed at the prison so he could share more true stories with us. Read morePublished 7 months ago by book babe
A memoir about a man changed by his experience working in a prison. At times a little draggy, but overall a good read.Published 8 months ago by MikeF