A very intriguing and interesting way to look at the prison population from a prisoners perspective. This book focused a lot on the political aspect of drug crimes and how often they are unfair to the individuals who have to endure the sentences....Continua
Volendo ripetere quanto già scritto da molti: scrittura sciatta, narrazione insulsa, senza pathos, pochissimo interessante. Davvero vien da chiedersi come sia venuto in mente agli sceneggiatori di ricavare una serie tv – e una serie così "entertaining", oltretutto – da un libro tanto insulso. Si legge in due giorni, ma mi sa che uno me lo risparmio e finisco di scorrerlo "in diagonale", tanto per....Continua
I started reading the book after being hooked on the first season of the series, but it turned to be totally different from the series (in my opinion, more interesting because it collects more detailed experiences of the other prisoners).
Despite this, I also liked the book version, although it seems a less crude experience and it shows more the important relationship between prisoners.
It is quite interesting that it addresses the problems of the prison system, especially relating to the staff and the prisoners' rights.
Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman is the memoir of the thirteen months Piper spent in prison after conviction on a drug charge. It describes the institution, the prison system, and the people she found there. It follows her journey until her release. The book is entertaining, but I am left wanting to know the more serious story behind the comedy and wanting to know what happened after her release.
Read my complete review at: http://www.memoriesfrombooks.com/2014/06/orange-is-new-black-my-year-in-womens.html...Continua