#BooksforPrisoners Advent Calendar Day 15

The #BooksforPrisoners Advent calendar is a ‘Literary Protest’ against the restrictions on books being sent to UK prisoners

Every day until Christmas, a leading writer will be recommending the book that they would send to a prisoner as part of English PEN and the Howard League’s Books for Prisoners campaign.

Whilst the campaign saw a major victory recently, with the High Court ruling that the ban on books for prisoners was unlawful, we need to keep up the pressure until family and friends are once again able to send books to their loved ones in prisons.

 

Today: A L Kennedy

The Virgin Soldiers by Leslie Thomas – he had a rough life and was pretty much self-taught and he’s written an honest book which is funny and smart about young guys and authority.

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