The Corner is about life on the corners of inner-city Baltimore, also the setting for the series, The Wire written by the same two men. Read morePublished on Jan. 11 2009 by Len
This is one of my top ten non-fiction books of all time. Here is why: First, it is well-written and intriguing. There is little to no academic jargon to wade through. Read morePublished on July 28 2003 by Elizabeth
A great book! The book goes into more details than the HBO miniseries and some of the details in the movie were altered. A definite must buy!Published on June 8 2003 by Shanny
This is an excellent book and work of reporting, as others indicate.
But to say the book has no political agenda is, I think, incorrect. Read more
Simon and Burns, in one paragraph, display more talent and creativity than most writers will dispense in a lifetime.
I bought this book 5 years ago. Read more
Reading 'The Corner', you are transported into West Baltimore and the life of the denizens of Monroe and Fayette. Read morePublished on Sept. 2 2002 by "rkfj"
this book describes some of what i see everyday as i work in and around johns hopkins hospital. i enjoyed the book, but found the small print very difficult. Read morePublished on May 7 2002
Wonderful book. No pussy-footing in this book, it is an in your face look on The War on Drugs, and why it doesn't work. The author did a BEAUTIFUL job on describing this in words. Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2001 by Frank Covington
I would give this book 4 stars, overall it does exactley what it says it will, "take you into a year in the life of an inner city neighborhood. Read morePublished on Nov. 6 2001 by Chelsea