Hey! Hey! Hey! Check it out! Author and Senior Reporter at Mother Jones, Shane Bauer will be reading and in conversation from his new book, American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment, about for-profit prisons and how profit-motives have shaped the prison system throughout American history. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Find out more about the book here.
Shane Bauer is a senior reporter for Mother Jones. He is the recipient of the National Magazine Award for Best Reporting, Harvard’s Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, Atlantic Media’s Michael Kelly Award, the Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism, and at least 20 others. Bauer is the co-author, along with Sarah Shourd and Joshua Fattal, of a memoir, A Sliver of Light, which details his time spent as a prisoner in Iran.