Guest Picks: Piper Kerman

Friday, July 19, 2013

Piper Kerman was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison. It's the basis of the new Netflix series. She also told us she's been reading and watching recently!

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc...) that moved or surprised you?

         The documentary, “Gideon’s Army.”


What are you listening to right now?

         Tom Waits


What's the last great book you read?

         Fairyland by Alysia Abbott


What's one thing you're a fan of that people might not expect?

         The New York Jets


What's your favorite comfort food?



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Doug Ettenborough from 30075

You are so right on. I love reading what you write because it so true and so much our experience.
My wife is going through the exact same experience in a marianna florida camp and we need help talking with mentors like you. Myra was railroaded by the corrupt criminal justice system all the way thru Georgia Court of Appeals
Incredulously the 3 judge court of appeals (which we pay their salaries for) basically y copy and pasted what the us asst district attorney had said.
Anyway enough of that, her experience is exactly the same as yours was. She got a 74 month sentence for being the office manager of a sociopath, (she gave him the benefit of the doubt, which led to this)
Please Piper, I would like to be involved. Let me know what I can do and how I can help with your impactful, significant, and long long overdue cause. you can reach me in Atlanta at 678.654.4061 Doug E

Sep. 20 2013 10:37 PM

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