Seats at the Table

Books Behind Bars is now the subject of the documentary, Seats at the Table, airing nationally on PBS 2020-2021

ABOUT ANDREW

Andrew D. Kaufman is a nationally recognized educator, author, speaker, and innovator who is bringing classical literature alive for wide audiences ranging from corporate executives to incarcerated youth. He is the author of several books including Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times, and is frequently invited to discuss Russian literature and culture on national television and radio shows. He is also the creator of the renowned Books Behind Bars program, in which university students meet regularly with incarcerated youth at a maximum security juvenile correctional center to explore questions of meaning, value, and social justice through life-changing conversations about Russian literature…

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NEWS FLASH

Andrew on the Today Show

Andrew on PBS

Andrew's TEDx Talk

Andrew on CSPAN Book TV

BOOKS BEHIND BARS

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Books Behind Bars: Life, Literature, and Leadership is an internationally recognized program that brings together incarcerated youth and university students and transforms both groups through the power of conversation about great Russian literature. READ MORE

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Learn more about the Books Behind Bars program behind the movie.

SPEAKING

Andrew Kaufman is an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop facilitator available to speak on:

Making Social Change and Combatting Mass Incarceration in and out of the Classroom 
The Five Critical Skills Students Need to Create Social Change 

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