Mar 7, 2014 — Piper Kerman's TV tie-in prison memoir, Orange is the New Black, has hit half a year on the list.
Sep 6, 2013 — Piper Kerman's Orange Is The New Black, a memoir that inspired a Netflix series, rises to No. 1.
Aug 12, 2013 — When she was 24, Piper Kerman dated a woman who was part of a drug smuggling ring. Years later, after being named as part of that ring, Kerman served time in a federal prison and at one point shared a cell with her former girlfriend. Her memoir of that experience inspired the Netflix series.
Apr 6, 2010 — Piper Kerman was bored with her middle class life — so she joined a group of artists-turned-drug smugglers. Her memoir, Orange Is The New Black: My Year In A Women's Prison, recounts her exotic life in the drug trade, her attempt to leave it behind, and her experience serving time with other women from all walks of life.