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January 13, 2019

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Books are a uniquely portable magic.
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˜NYC Books Through Bars

"I recently slipped through a sidewalk cellar door to enter the basement of Freebird Books, a large space crammed with books organized into different sections, where I spent the evening reading letters from prison inmates and selecting and packaging books for them. At least twice a week, volunteers go through the 700-800 letters NYC Books Through Bars, a collective based in New York City, New York, receives from inmates every month and fulfill their requests." { read more }

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Learn more about the program from their website. If you could share a book with someone going through difficult times, which one would you choose? { more }


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