Day: July 10, 2013

New Netflix series based on Brooklynite’s memoir of year spent in prison

Brooklyn-based author Piper Kerman earned critical raves for her memoir “Orange is the New Black”, which chronicles the 13-month stretch she spent in federal prison. Published three years ago, Kerman’s book is a fascinating account of the experiences that resulted in her becoming the unlikeliest of inmates and of the women she met behind bars. …