Jon

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Gender MALE
Occupation Author, Activist, Public Speaker
Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction Jon is Shaun Attwood, author of Hard Time, formerly imprisoned in Arizona for almost 6 years for dealing Ecstasy, now blogging the prison stories of his friends inside, documenting his return to society, and campaigning against Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Hard Time is the middle volume of the English Shaun Trilogy.
Interests prison reform, human rights, yoga, meditation, cockroach races, jet-skiing, reading, philosophy, psychology, languages including Spanish and Mandarin, people watching, karate, BodyCombat, banter, rollercoasters, spicy food, movies, plays, history, foreign travel and cultures
Favorite Movies The Hours, Silence of the Lambs, Casino, Heat, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Gladiator, Pulp Fiction, Interview with a Vampire, Goodfellas, Run Lola Run, Snatch, anything directed by Mike Leigh
Favorite Books War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy, Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert, The Complete Stories - Flannery O'Connor, The Castle - Franz Kafka, Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes, A Man in Full - Tom Wolfe, I am Charlotte Simmons - Tom Wolfe, Cosmopolis - Don DeLillo, High Lonesome - Joyce Carol Oates, Naked - David Sedaris, Brokeback Mountain - Annie Proulx, Hollywood - Charles Bukowski, Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk, A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole, Money - Martin Amis, Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh, Any of the Best American Short Stories, Any short stories by Anton Chekhov