10 Books about Prison Abolition to Read in 2014

Must Read and Learn, for Prison Abolition

Prison Justice

Here are 10 amazing, insight-filled, compassionate, revolutionary books about prison abolition that I read in 2013, listed in descending order of how much I loved them. Please check them out and leave comments on this blog, or email us your reactions at uoprisonjustice@gmail.com!

10 MUST-READ PRISON ABOLITION BOOKS

10. Stories of Transformative Justice by Ruth Morris

9. The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

8. Soledad Brother by George Jackson

7. Prisons Will Not Protect You edited by Against Equality and Ryan Conrad

6. The Prisoner’s Wife by asha bandele

5. Assata by Assata Shakur

4. Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison-Industrial Complex edited by Nat Smith and Eric Stanley

3. If they come in the morning: Voices of Resistance edited by Angela Davis and US political prisoners

2. Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States by Joey Mogul, Andrea Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock

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