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Unexpected readingmaterial
Of all the things you'd expect to see on the Amazon wishlist of a correctional facility surely Eclipse (The Twilight Saga) by Stephenie Meyer isn't one of them.

The NYPL's Amazon wishlist for their incarcerated readers.

It's rather sad that people behind bars have to rely on charity to be able to better themselves (not all books are by Stephenie Meyer and even if they were surely reading that would be better than learning new "skills" from the other inmates).
Still, the service seems to be popular.

I had a quick look and it appears that Dutch correctional facilities are all part of the overall public library system so no need for private charity, the state provides and in fact offers a wide variety of materials in a lot of different languages (link in dutch).
Which is as it should be of course, every book its reader, every reader his or her book.

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