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Ep. 164 Breaking a Story with Patrick Radden Keefe

av The Stacks | Publicerades 5/19/2021

Our guest today is staff writer at The New Yorker, and award winning author Patrick Radden Keefe. We talk about his newest book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty, and the ways the opioid crisis was directly connected to their drug OxyContin. We also discuss Patrick’s thinking around breaking a story, writing after the success of his bestselling book Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, and his foray into podcasting with his show Wind of Change. The Stacks Book Club selection for May is Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. We will discuss the book with Jenny Lee on Wednesday May 26th. You can find links to everything we discuss on today's show on The Stacks' Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2021/05/19/ep-164-patrick-radden-keefe SUPPORT THE STACKS Join The Stacks Pack on Patreon Care/Of - get 50% off your first order with Care/Of by going to takecareof.com and using the code STACKS50 Purchasing books through Bookshop.org or Amazon earns The Stacks a small commission. Connect with Patrick: Twitter | Instagram | Website | Wind of Change Connect with The Stacks: Instagram| Twitter | Facebook | Patreon | Shop | Goodreads

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The Stacks is your one stop shop to talk books and reading. Guests will join the host, Traci for two episodes of bookish conversations. In their first episode guests will talk about their reading habits, likes and dislikes, and much more. In their second episode, they'll discuss The Stacks Book Club (TSBC) pick. Get ready for fun and thoughtful conversations about books and reading.  Make sure to check the website www.thestackspodcast.com for more details, including upcoming The Stacks Book Club picks.