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Review of ‘American Prison’

Shane Bauer was one of three American hikers seized and imprisoned in 2009 after straying across the border from Iraqi Kurdistan into Iran. There he was held under harsh conditions for 26 months before being released. Thus, he was well-versed in incarceration dynamics when he went undercover for Mother Jones magazine in 2014 to work…

Featuring ‘American Prison’

Audio: Seeing double
Get lost in two absorbing exposés, plus a delightful Gilded Age mystery in this month's Audio column.

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