PowerLinks 10.06.16

To reduce recidivism rates, give prisoners more books
Ephrat Livni, Quartz
The US Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that 75% of released inmates are rearrested within five years—which is not just a societal problem, but also a major taxpayer expense. Yet a cheap, effective, and simple solution exists, several studies have shown: Reading reduces recidivism.

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