Read Middle of the Kop by Evo this week,which is self explanatory,but since then read a book by Rusty Young called Marching Powder.
It's a true crime book about an Englishman called Thomas McFadden who was convicted of drug trafficking in Bolivia and spent over 4 and a half years in the San Pedro prison.He had to pay for his own cell,clothes,food and bribes to the guards and Police.He also paid $15000 to the judge of his first trial and still got convicted.
He was befriended by an American convict (who convinced the inmates he wasn't American) who gave him his cell floor to sleep on until he could get the funds to buy his own cell and he had to run the gauntlet of other convicts because they thought he was American,who are hated in the prison.
Some convicts have their wife and children living with them inside the prison and Thomas,after winning over the other convicts started to run tours of the prison to foreign backpackers.He used to bribe the guards and major to let them in and quite a few stayed the night or more.
Also,the best cocaine in Bolivia was produced illegally inside the prison.
It truly was a rivetting read.