Former Wyoming prisoner releases critical thinking book
September 8, 2022
CASPER —Two years ago, Jon Guy was in prison, serving 17 years for a 2004 stabbing in Laramie.
On Friday, he was headed to a signing for his first book, released this week.
The book, “Think Straight,” is a self-proclaimed “owner’s manual for the mind,” Guy says. Part science, part philosophy, it’s crammed with detailed debunkings of common misconceptions and guidelines for combating them.
Writing the book became “a type of solace” for Guy while in Wyoming prisons — a way to expand and exercise his mind.
“It was stimulating,” he said, “in an environment that’s oth...