- Turning over a new leaf: Italian prisoners will get their sentences reduced by three days for every book they read while in jail
New legislation set to be passed means that for every book a prisoner gets through, three days will be knocked off their sentence – up to a maximum of 48 days in a year.
Officials say that is the equivalent of 16 books and they all have to be above 400 pages and approved by prison staff – comic books and picture books are excluded…”
(ATG Quirkies brought to you by John Riley of Gabriel Books)
Tom Gilson. Test Bio