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My book club’s selections for 2015

Here are the books my book club read in 2015. Check them out. You might find a few to be of interest. At the bottom of the article, you’ll find links to the books we read in 2010, 2013 and … Continue reading

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My book club’s selections for 2014

Here are the books my book club read in 2014. If you’re looking for books to read, you might find a few in this list. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O’Connor. ThisĀ 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career … Continue reading

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U.S. prison population trends

After nearly four decades of rapid growth, the U.S. prison population has begun to decline. As you’ll see from the table below, the imprisonment rate fell in 29 states from 2006 to 2011. Many states with drops have reined in … Continue reading

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