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What Growing Up Near A Prison Taught Me About Writing Mysteries

What Growing Up Near A Prison Taught Me About Writing Mysteries by Elle Cosimano, author of NEARLY GONE + an exclusive cover reveal for NEARLY FOUND, the sequel due out June 2, 2015!

Mary Wollstonecraft wrote the most significant book in the early feminist movement. Her tract “A Vindication of the Rights of Women” laid down a clear moral and practical basis for extending human and political rights to women. – A true pioneer in the struggle for female suffrage.

Readers' panel: experiences of books in prison

Readers' panel: experiences of books in prison From Othello to Oscar Wilde – four readers explain why books mean so much to people in jail, and name the books that helped them to survive it

What A Year In Prison Taught Piper Kerman About Success

KNOW THE PEOPLE “In other words, keep your mouth shut and your eyes open,” It pays to be observant about who has your best interests at heart--and who doesn't. KNOW YOUR PLACE Recognizing that it’s not all about you and taking the time to understand that culture can keep you out of the workplace equivalent of solitary confinement. KNOW HOW TO MAKE YOURSELF USEFUL ‘Where are the power gaps within the system?’ and then, ‘What are the things that I can provide that don’t already exist here?’

America Eats Its Young America’s still eating its young, But I think she need to get slim. Fast! Somebody tell that heifer to exorcise her demons, Stop chewin on black children & reduce her jail cell ulite. ...

Sophie Turner SPEAKS TRUTH! "It annoys me that people only like the feminine characters when they act like male characters. And they always go on about feminism. Like, you're rooting for the people who look like boys, who act like boys, who fight like boys. Root for the girls who wear dresses and are intellectually very strong"

'Extremist' books remained in prisons despite warning

Five books regarded as "extremist" by the Prison Service remained in jails for seven months after a review called for their removal, the BBC learns.

The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination

Atty: Library Removes Christian-themed Books

By Todd Starnes It was nothing short of a Christian purging. That’s how the Pacific Justice Institute described what happened at a California charter school. They allege the school removed any book from its library that was either written by a Christian author or had a Christian message. JOIN T

Elie Wiesel, KBE (1928-July 2, 2016) was an American Romanian-born Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Holocaust survivor, and Nobel Laureate. He was the author of 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including "Night", a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps.