...and prison is the new Butlins?!
Advantages: Kerman is well-read and literate, so the story reads nicely, characters described well
Disadvantages: Piper's superior attitude gets quite annoying, not as gritty or exciting as the cover suggests
I'm always interested in reading non-fiction accounts of time spent in prison because, quite frankly, it is not a place I wish to see firsthand! Up until now, though, I've found myself getting a little aggravated with the narrator and their self-pity. Or ...
bamamo 03.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison - Piper Kerman