Ted Conover

Ted Conover is an American author and journalist known for his immersive and participatory journalism. He has written several acclaimed books, including 'Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing,' which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.


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  1. 1. Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

    The book is a first-hand account of the author's experience working as a correctional officer at Sing Sing prison in New York. Through his narrative, the author provides an in-depth look at the American penal system, revealing the harsh realities of prison life, the struggles faced by inmates, and the moral and ethical dilemmas faced by the staff. The author's year-long journey as a prison guard offers a unique perspective on the often overlooked aspects of the criminal justice system.

    The 9615th Greatest Book of All Time