Reading Behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian

In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald graduated with her master s degree in library science, ready to start living her dream of becoming a librarian But the economy had a different idea As the Great Recession reared its ugly head, jobs were scarce After some searching, however, Jill w

Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World

Hungry is a book about not only the hunger for food, but for risk, for reinvention, for creative breakthroughs, and for connection Feeling stuck in his work and home life, writer Jeff Gordinier happened into a fateful meeting with Danish chef Ren Redzepi, whose restaurant, Noma, has been called th

On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane

The bitingly funny, eye opening story of a college educated young professional who finds work in the automated and time starved world of hourly labor After the local newspaper where she worked as a reporter closed, Emily Guendelsberger took a pre Christmas job at an fulfillment center outside