Book Review: The Binding

Binding is a mysterious art, considered dangerous witchcraft by many, including Emmet’s family. But when a letter arrives summoning Emmet to begin an apprenticeship with a Bookbinder, to learn the craft, he isn’t given a choice in the matter. He will go, willing or otherwise, to learn how to craft books and bind within them …

Interview with Caroline Giammanco, author of “Inside the Death Fences”

Caroline Giammanco—college educated, daughter of a deputy sheriff—seems an unlikely candidate to find herself inside a maximum-security prison.  When she got a teaching job at the South Central Correctional Center she assumed she’d need to watch out for the inmates, but she soon learned that the greatest risks were often posed by the very people …