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The Prison Book Club by Ann Walmsley

The Prison Book Club

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The Prison Book Club by Ann Walmsley
Paperback $15.00
Nov 01, 2016 | ISBN 9780143194163

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Praise

“Empathetic and insightful. . . . A strong case for the humanizing power of literature.” —Quill & Quire
 
“A lively and warm account of her eighteen months in two prison book clubs. . . . This book is a testament to what reading together can do in prison. . . . Walmsley shows how reading and rehabilitation can go hand-in-hand.” —The Times Literary Supplement
 
“Quietly captures the transformative power of literature in a tough place.” —The Globe and Mail
 
“A story of redemption and transcending the victim mentality.” —New York Post
 
“Enough to make you want to start your own little book club.” —Kobo.com

Awards

Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction WINNER 2016

British Columbia’s National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction LONGLIST 2016

RBC Taylor Prize LONGLIST 2016

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