Strategy is important. Do you stamp your mark and demand respect from the get-go? Or is it better to keep yourself to yourself and hope to fly under the radar? You could always immerse yourself in books to pass the days. Or why not make use of the time: take the opportunity to learn a new language, or requalify. Tunneling types will find plenty to do. It’s important to keep busy. But remember to watch your back. Check out these tales from the inside for bird’s-eye views of prison life.
Ever wondered what life is like for our Aussie jailbirds? Is it as bad as Wentworth or Orange is the New Black? No. It’s worse.
These are the stories about Australia's hardest inmates, from Australia's hardest inmates: the true and uncensored account of life inside Australia’s toughest prisons.
On a beautiful, balmy evening in Cuba in 2007, David Hicks walked out of Guantanamo Bay, in that moment ceasing to be a detainee of the United States and regaining his rights as an Australian citizen. Watching on was the man who had fought for four long years for Hicks's right to go home: Major Michael Mori.
The Krays: The Prison Years explores the fascinating and largely untold story of the Kray twins following their imprisonment.
Welcome to Long Bay, Australia's hardest prison. For the first time, guards and inmates of the notorious South Sydney facility reveal what really goes on behind its towering concrete walls.
BEHIND THE WALLS OF GOULBURN JAIL
A shocking exposé of drugs, riots, rape, kidnap and murder
An eventful prison memoir-cum-travelogue that documents a decade of experiences in the Far East
With every word, sentence, paragraph perfectly poised, these books are made to be savoured.