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Author Talk: Patrick Radden Keefe, EMPIRE OF PAIN: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SACKLER DYNASTY

Presented by Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill at Online/Virtual Space

May 19 2021
Author Talk: Patrick Radden Keefe, EMPIRE OF PAIN: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SACKLER DYNASTY

Join us for a series of provocative and entertaining discussions with some of today’s most talented and creative authors.

The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions: Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing Oxycontin, a blockbuster painkiller that was a catalyst for the opioid crisis. Empire of Pain is a masterpiece of narrative reporting

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ADMISSION INFO

In a series of live, one-hour Zoom events, host Karen Dukess, author of The Last Book Party, will interview acclaimed, debut, and award-winning authors of fiction and non-fiction about their new books and their paths to publication. Available individually or as a series, the interviews will include time for questions from the audience. Books signed by the authors will be available from a local Cape Cod bookstore.

$15 per session
$50 for all 6
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • May 19, 2021 at 06:00 pm (Wed)

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Join us for our last author talk with Seven Rowley on June 16! 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.
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