Traveling in Arizona: Prisons

Out in the middle of the desert – what was that? We drove closer and saw it was a prison. Wow. That’s a lot of prisoners. Building after long white building. This complex is run by the Corrections Corporation of America. It looks all spanky white and clean on the outside, like an outpost on Mars which contains its whole life inside its bubble. Read More

Remember me

A bad dream is one way to remember why I write, why not doing it would be torture. Read More

Going public

Yesterday I read the opening pages of my book to about 200 students and faculty at my university. I was heartened by the number of… Read More