19:00 - Patrick Radden Keefe: Money is a Drug
PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE: MONEY IS A DRUG
Supported by Baillie Gifford
From award-winning, bestselling author Patrick Radden Keefe, a collection of his phenomenal essays published in the New Yorker, ranging from forgery to reality TV.
The story of the Sackler dynasty, their company Purdue Pharma, its bestselling drug OxyContin, their immensely generous philanthropy and their involvement in the opioid crisis that has created millions of addicts, even as it generated billions of dollars in profit.
WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019 A BARACK OBAMA BEST BOOK OF 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION 2019 TIME's #1 Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'A must read' Gillian Flynn