Category: INMATES & BOOKS

Prison eBook, by Steven Jennings

“Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary” jolts us from page one into a life and world filled with dire consequences. Steven Jenning’s painfully raw initiation into a violent upbringing at age six leads him down a path of alcoholism, hatred, raging anger, and self-destruction. Imprisoned at age 20 […]

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Book Review, by Wayne Snitzky

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn Books tend to come in bunches around here, and to paraphrase the characters on the cable show American Pickers; The time to read a book is when you see it. A buddy clearly has a thing for the writings of Gillian Flynn, so […]

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Book Review, by Wayne Snitzky

At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance-a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by Danielle L. McGuire As I’m reading through this book, a weird concept keeps popping into mind: “presentism.” Presentism is […]

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Book Review, by Wayne Snitzky

The Mistress’s Daughter: a memoir by A.M. Homes “This memoir reads like fiction.” That was just about the only thought I had during the first half of this book. A.M. Homes, Amy, is apparently well known for her fiction, and it shows here. If I ever come across […]

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Book Review, by Wayne Snitzky

Cabin Fever: The Sizzling Secrets of a Virgin Airlines Flight Attendant by Mandy Smith with Nicola Stow I’m coming up on a quarter century in prison, so of course I live my life vicariously through others, and books. For me, that’s the attraction of memoirs like this. I […]

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MY FIRST BOOK, by Walter West

This week I completed writing and editing the first book that i have ever wrote. the book is about me coming to prison at the age of 16 years old, being in general population with adults, transferring to Louisiana State Penitentiary aka Angola, and a rare glimpse at […]

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by Rodney Fenner

Hello world. This excerpt is from the second book I wrote. This book was the second in and urban trilogy. Maybe the story is a little rudimentary and the language is crass. I wrote this in 2013 and I wanted to change it in places a year or […]

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