Cultured Convicts: survey reveals Russian prisoners prefer to read Tolstoy, Dumas & other high brow literature while doing time

What would you do to pass

What would you do to pass the time if you were behind bars? In Russia, they read. On Thursday, the country’s prison service released a list of the most-read books, and Mikhail Bulgakov’s ‘Master and Margarita’ came in first.

The top-10 list was released in conjunction with a national campaign called ‘Books Are Your Friends.’

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