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MBL Falmouth Forum: "Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels, and Crooks - 12 Tales of Skulduggery and Intrigue" - Patrick Radden Keefe

June 11, 2023
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    • Dates: June 11, 2023
    • Location: Marine Biological Laboratory
    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Price: FREE

    Join us for a conversation with Patrick Radden Keefe, award-winning staff writer at The New Yorker magazine and bestselling author who will discuss his New York Times bestselling book Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks with Mindy Todd, host and producer of The Point on CAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station. Rogues brings together a dozen of Radden Keefe’s most celebrated articles from The New Yorker, covering a dozen years, most of them about people behaving badly.

    About Patrick Radden Keefe:

    Patrick Radden Keefe is an award-winning staff writer at The New Yorker magazine and author of the New York Times bestsellers Empire of Pain and Say Nothing, as well as two earlier nonfiction books: The Snakehead and Chatter. His most recent book is Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks.

    Radden Keefe started contributing to The New Yorker in 2006. He received the National Magazine Award for Feature Writing in 2014. Say Nothing received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, as well as the Orwell Prize for Political Writing, and was selected by Entertainment Weekly as one of the “10 Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade.” Empire of Pain was awarded the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction and was a finalist for the FT Business Book of the Year.

    He is also the writer and host of WIND OF CHANGE, an 8-part podcast series, which investigates the strange convergence of espionage and heavy metal music during the Cold War and was named the #1 podcast of 2020 by The Guardian.

    Radden Keefe grew up in Dorchester, Massachusetts and went to college at Columbia. He received masters degrees from Cambridge University and the London School of Economics, and a law degree from Yale. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, and fellowships from the New America Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. He lives in New York.

    About Mindy Todd:

    Mindy Todd is Managing Director of Editorial at CAI and host and producer of The Point, which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. Her 30+ year career has covered nearly all aspects of broadcasting. Todd has received numerous awards, most recently her 5th National PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Incorporated) award for best Call-in program and best Interview.

    A book signing will follow the presentation. Books available for purchase on event night from Eight Cousins Books.

    Photo Credit: Philip Montgomery

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