Browsing posts tagged: Penology. Prisons. Corrections
The British Crime and Prison Quiz Book

Will you be held at gunpoint and find yourself reaching for the panic button or will you be laughing all the way to the bank as you try to answer this quiz book’s 450 testing questions cunningly prepared by former London gangster and nowadays best-selling celebrity author and film-maker Dave Courtney and ex-prison officer Jim […]

Newgate

There have been more prisons in London than in any other European city. Of these, Newgate was the largest, most notorious and worst. This work tells the story of Newgate’s origins, the criminals it held, the punishments meted out and its rebuilding and reform.

Labours of Love

Adoption is not for the faint of heart. Labours of Love chronicles the journeys of Canadians who have overcome heartbreaking obstacles to become parents. Their stories are as diverse as our country, and span the borders of our world. While each account is unique in its own way, the stories are connected by the overwhelmingly […]

Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other

In this warm, funny, and wise new book, NPR’s award-winning and beloved Scott Simon tells the story of how he and his wife found true love with two tiny strangers from the other side of the world. It’s a book of unforgettable moments: when Scott and Caroline get their first thumb-size pictures of their daughters, […]