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National Recovery Month: Author talk with Patrick Radden Keefe

The City of Boston and RIZE Massachusetts are proud to welcome award-winning author Patrick Radden Keefe for a discussion of his recent bestselling book, "Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty".
An in-person conversation with Patrick Radden Keefe will take place Sunday, September 19, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Old South Church in Boston (at the corner of Dartmouth and Boylston Streets at the Copley MBTA station). The event will also be livestreamed to the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture Facebook page
 
"Empire of Pain" is a grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin. From the prize-winning and bestselling author of "Say Nothing", as featured in the HBO documentary, "Crime of the Century".
 
Books will be made available on site by Trident Booksellers.
 
This event is produced by The Mayor's Office of Recovery Services, The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, and RIZE Massachusetts. Learn more about how the City is celebrating National Recovery Month.
Recovery Month author talk flyer
About Patrick Radden Keefe

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, the Chicago Tribune and The Wall Street Journal, and was named one of the “10 Best 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".


NOTICE OF ACCOMMODATIONS

English: Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you need them, please contact us at arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, or 617-635-4445, by August 29.

Spanish - Español: Hay servicios de interpretación y traducción a su disposición sin costo alguno. Si los necesita, póngase en contacto con nosotros mandando un correo electrónico arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, o llamando a 617-635-4445, hasta esta fecha: 29/08

Haitian Creole -Kreyòl ayisyen Sèvis entèpretation ak tradiksyon disponib pou ou san sa pa koute w anyen. Si w bezwen yo, tanpri kontakte nou nan arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, oswa 617-635-4445, ant: 29/08

Traditional Chinese - 繁體中文: 我們可以向您提供口頭翻譯和書面翻譯服務,並不向您收取費用。如您需要,請在08 月 29 日 前與我們連絡,發電子郵件至  arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, 或致電 617-635-4445

Vietnamese - Tiếng Việt: Các dịch vụ thông dịch và biên dịch được cung cấp cho quý vị hoàn toàn miễn phí. Nếu quý vị cần những dịch vụ này, vui lòng liên lạc với chúng tôi theo địa chỉ arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, hoặc số điện thoại 617-635-4445. ngày cuối: 29/08

Simplified Chinese - 简体中文:  我们可以向您提供口头翻译和书面翻译服务,并不向您收取费用。如您需要,请在08 月 29 日 前与我们联系, 发电子邮件至 arts@boston.gov,  LCA@boston.gov,  或致电 617-635-4445

Cabo Verdean Creole - kriolu:  Nu ta oferese-bu sirvisus di interpretason y traduson di grasa. Si bu meste kes sirvisu la, kontata-nu pa email arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ó pa telefóni, pa númeru 617-635-4445. Na es data:  29/08

 Arabic - العربية

خدمات الترجمة الشفوية والترجمة التحريرية متوفرة لك دون تحملك أي تكلفة. إذا احتجت لهذه الخدمات، يرجى التواصل معنا على العنوانarts@boston.gov, أو LCA@boston.gov، أو رقم الهاتف 617-635-4445، بحلول يوم 29/08. 

Russian -Русский: Услуги устного и письменного перевода предоставляются бесплатно. Если Вам они нужны, просьба связаться с нами по адресу электронной почты arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, либо по телефону 617-635-4445. до  29/08

Portuguese - Português: Você tem à disposição serviços gratuitos de interpretação e tradução. Se precisar deles, fale conosco: arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ou 617-635-4445. Até esta data  29/08

French - Français: Les services d’interprétation et de traduction sont à votre disposition gratuitement. Si vous en avez besoin, veuillez nous contacter à arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ou au 617-635-4445, d'ici au: 29/08

Somali - Af Soomaali: Adeegyada tarjumaadda iyo fasiraada luuqadaha ayaa diyaar kuu ah adiga oo aan wax kharash ah ka bixin. Haddii aad u baahatid iyaga, fadlan nagala soo xiriir arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ama 617-635-4445, markay taariikhdu tahay:  29/08

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Old South Church in Boston, Main Sanctuary
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Thomas Johnston
Neighborhood:
Back Bay
Event Type:
Posted:
2021-09-19T14:00:00 - 2021-09-19T15:30:00
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