Brazilian prisoners pick up a book, get released sooner
Looking to get out of jail sooner in Brazil? Try getting Redemption through Reading.
By CAROLINA DEL BUSTO
If I ever get convicted of a crime and sentenced to prison, I hope it’s in Brazil.
A new law states that “prisoners in Brazil can reduce their sentence by 48 days per year of their sentence if they read 12 literary, scientific, philosophical [or classic] books a year,” according to Telefe Noticias.