Sentence: Ten Years and a Thousand Books in Prison by Daniel Genis

Sentence: Ten Years and a Thousand Books in Prison

Daniel Genis

320 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction memoir challenging reflective sad medium-paced
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A memoir of a decade in prison by a well-educated young addict known as the “Apologetic Bandit” In 2003 Daniel Genis, the son of a famous Soviet émigré writer, broadcaster, and culture critic, was fresh out of NYU when he faced a serious heroin ad...

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informative 69%
reflective 69%
challenging 53%
dark 53%
sad 38%
funny 30%
emotional 23%
hopeful 15%
tense 15%
adventurous 7%
inspiring 7%
lighthearted 7%


medium 45%
slow 36%
fast 18%

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