Prisons

    Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism

    By Marc Morje Howard

    Paperback £20.93

    In Unusually Cruel, Mark Morje Howard shows how far outside the norm-and how different from systems in other advanced, industrial democracies-US prisons are.

    Fear of 13

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    'Somewhere in each of us is the blackest pit from which few ever return. I had found mine.' Found guilty of the rape and murder of a woman he had never met, Nick Yarris was sentenced to death. With appeal after appeal failing he spent twenty-two years waiting to die....

    Parkhurst Years

    By Bobby Cummines

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Joining the most notorious gangsters and criminals of the day - from the Krays, the Yorkshire Ripper and Charles Bronson, to high ranking members of the IRA - nothing could have prepared him for the brutal regime, violent convicts, vindictive screws and riots on the inside.

    Suicide in Prisons

    By Graham Towl

    Paperback Save £0.92 = £21.58

    The definitive guide from two leading authors central to developments in the field. An invaluable book which covers everything from theoretical and community research to precisely what is known about prisoners and the risk of their committing suicide.

    Close But No Cigar: A True Story of Prison Life in Castro\'s Cuba

    By Stephen Purvis

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    An eye-opening account of a year spent in a Cuban jail on false spying charges - with all its horrors and absurdities.

    History of Newgate Prison

    By Caroline Jowett

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Relive the conditions inside Britain's most notorious eight-hundred-year-old gaol

    Killing Time

    By Karl Williams

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    The shocking true story of an innocent Brit locked up in Dubai's most notorious prison.

    No Wall Too High

    By Xu Hongci

    Hardback £14.46

    `ONE OF THE GREATEST ESCAPE STORIES I'VE EVER READ' MAIL ON SUNDAY It was one of the greatest prison breaks of all time, during one of the worst totalitarian tragedies of the 20th Century. Three times he tried to escape. And three times he failed.

    Radicalization

    By Farhad Khosrokhavar

    Hardback £15.65

    Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard

    By Ivan Chistyakov

    Hardback £11.45

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