I was feeling frustrated by pandemic isolation when, surfing around on my phone, I stumbled across a book called Solitary, by Albert Woodfox. This book has nothing to do with pandemic isolation. It has everything to do with actual solitary confinement: actual lockdown in a tiny prison cell, with few privileges and many indignities. But the title of the book...
Your phone rang. You looked down at the screen. It said, “The Inquisitive One.” “Hi, how are you?” you said, with a smile. “I’M IN PRISON!!!!” the inquisitive one shouted. “YOU HAVE TO HELP ME!!!!” “I’m sorry to hear that,” you said, with a frown. “WILL YOU COME POST TWO MILLION DOLLARS FOR MY BAIL????” “Your bail is two million...
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