Subject:

Jack Henry Abbott

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    The ten best books about America's prisons

    This week's cover story, "The Lifers Book Club," reports on the Words Beyond Bars Project, a pilot progam at the Limon Correctional Facility that puts high-security prisoners, many of them serving life sentences, in a room with volunteers to discuss great books. It's a modest effort that could trans ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2003

    Cowboy Justice

    They ran the toughest cellblock in the most dangerous prison in the state. It was the perfect place to beat inmates.

  • Culture

    October 5, 2000

    Rock and a Hard Place

    Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    The Killing Floor

    In Colorado's highest-security prison, two inmates beat Michael Garcia to death while a crowd of corrections officers watched. Why didn't anyone stop it?

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