Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison

Orange is the New Black first caught my eye a few years ago when it first came out. I kept going back and forth on it. It looked intriguing, but I was also wary of the whole prison-as-told-through-the-eyes-of-a-privileged-white-lady thing. And ultimately, that’s why I put the book on the back burner for so long. Fast-forwardContinue reading “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison”

Quickies: The White Tiger & The Girl in the Flammable Skirt

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga Publisher/Year: Tantor Media, 2008 Format: Audiobook Source: Library What it is: A novel revolving around Balram Halwai, a successful entrepreneur who was able to establish himself even though he came from humble means. He finds work as a chauffeur for a wealthy family, which provides an enlightening peek into the servants’Continue reading “Quickies: The White Tiger & The Girl in the Flammable Skirt”