Tuesday, October 12th at 7pm
Authors’ Circle Presents Patrick Radden Keefe, Author of Empire of Pain, in Conversation with Katie Rosman
A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin.
“Keefe is an obsessive reporter and researcher, a master of narrative nonfiction” – Rolling Stone
About the Author
Patrick Radden Keefe is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author, most recently, of the New York Times bestseller Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, was selected as one of the ten best books of 2019 by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and The Wall Street Journal, and was named one of the top ten nonfiction books of the decade by Entertainment Weekly. His previous books are The Snakehead and Chatter. His work has been recognized with a Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Magazine Award for Feature Writing and the Orwell Prize for Political Writing. He is also the creator and host of the eight-part podcast Wind of Change.
About the interviewer:
Katie Rosman is a reporter at The New York Times. She lives in New York with her husband and two children. Katie was also a featured Authors’ Circle author in 2010 for her book If You Knew Suzy: A Mother, A Daughter, A Reporter’s Notebook, a memoir about losing her mother to cancer and Katie’s quest for more information gleaned from contacts in her mother’s address book.