As many prisons forgo physical materials altogether and embrace e-reader and tablet programs, it is unclear what effect these changes will have on an incarcerated person’s right to read. Can you ban an e-book? What does censorship look like in digital form?
In light of recent controversy around bans on prison book donations, prison libraries and books to prison organizations are recognized as fighters for intellectual freedom.
by Andrea Jamison Books Through Bars is a book donation program that provides prison inmates with access to literature and educational resources. Each month, the organization sends an estimated “2,100 […]