Powell's Books Presents Patrick Radden Keefe in Conversation With Lydia Polgreen

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Thu Apr 22
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One of the richest families in the world, known for their philanthropic support of the arts and the sciences, made their fortune on Valium before OxyContin swooped in and shattered their reputation (and got millions of people addicted to prescription opiates, but that's another story). New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe's Empire of Pain follows three generations of the Sackler family and traces their downfall. 

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