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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
Nov 01, 2016 | 304 Pages
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    Sep 22, 2015 | 304 Pages

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“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.” —


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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