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


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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dark 63%
informative 63%
reflective 63%
challenging 54%
funny 36%
sad 36%
emotional 27%
hopeful 18%
tense 18%
adventurous 9%
inspiring 9%
lighthearted 9%


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slow 30%
fast 20%

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