How Books are Used to Perpetuate the Prison Industrial Complex

The prison industrial complex has been the subject of much criticism in nonfiction works, but books are also used to support this system.

True Crime Comics That Aren’t About Serial Killers

For true crime comic fans that are tired of serial killers, here are comics about everything from prisons to cults, and even horse theft, including Becoming Unbecoming by Una.

8 Books That Highlight How Broken the U.S. Criminal Justice System Is

These books about the broken US criminal justice system educate on why the system operates the way it does and what can be done to change it, including Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis.

Poetry Beyond Bars: Poem-a-Day Highlights Work of Incarcerated Writers

Donate Books to People in Prison

Many organizations provide books to people in prison--we've rounded-up a few of their Amazon wish lists.

Evil Off The Page: A Reader’s Experience In Prison

A reader goes to prison and contemplates the nature of evil on and off the page.

In Their Own Words: Narratives From Incarcerated Women

Stories from women in prison about their experiences.

Finding New Homes For Your New(ish) and Not So New Books