Bill Keller with David Berg

Friday, October 7, 2022
5:00pm — 6:00pm ET
BookHampton, East Hampton NY

What happens inside prisons and jails, where nearly two million Americans are held?

Bill Keller, one of America’s most accomplished journalists, has spent years deeply immersed in the subject, and argues that prisons must become places where rehabilitation is a top priority. What’s Prison For? is a clear-eyed, indispensable guide to the raging national debate about criminal justice, and also a global tour of techniques for operating prisons.

It’s possible, Keller shows us, to have a prison system that isn’t a source of national shame and that doesn’t leave everyone involved in it worse off.

 

Bill Keller will be in conversation with David Berg.

This event is in-person.


Bill Keller is the author of What’s Prison For? and the founding editor-in-chief of the Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that covers criminal justice in the United States. He was the executive editor of the New York Times and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for his reporting on the USSR. He lives on Long Island, New York. @billkellernyc

David Berg, regarded as one of America's best trial lawyers, and not just by himself, is the founding partner of Berg & Androphy. He is the author of a mystery/memoir, Run, Brother, Run. He lives in New York and Wainscott.

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What happens inside prisons and jails, where nearly two million Americans are held? Bill Keller, one of America’s most accomplished journalists, has spent years deeply immersed in the subject, and argues that prisons must become places where rehabilitation is a top priority. What’s Prison For? is a clear-eyed, indispensable guide to the raging national debate… more

BookHampton, East Hampton NY

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