Arts + Culture,

Patrick Radden Keefe:Say Nothing

Feb 23, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
40 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of The Snakehead and Chatter. His work has also appeared in The New York Times MagazineSlateNew York, and The New York Review of Books. He received the 2014 National Magazine Award for Feature Writing, for his story “A Loaded Gun,” was a finalist for the National Magazine Award for Reporting in 2015 and 2016, and is also the recipient of an Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellowship at the New America Foundation and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

SAY NOTHING presents a searing chronicle of the lengths that people are willing to travel in pursuit of political ideals and the ways in which societies react in the aftermath of a long and bloody conflict.  Richly atmospheric, Keefe’s portrayal of Belfast and the players on both sides of its turmoil offers a masterful and transporting account of passions, betrayals, vengeance, and anguish. Populated with dark and dirty secret operations, daring prison escapes, assassination squads, betrayals, and sacrifices, SAY NOTHING offers an unbelievable true crime story.

Praise for SAY NOTHING:

  • New York Times Bestseller

  • Recipient of the 2019 Orwell Prize for Political Writing

  • Selected as one of the “10 Best Books of the Year” by The New York TimesWashington PostWall Street JournalChicago TribuneSlate, and NPR’s Fresh Air, Economist, Apple, BuzzFeed, Kirkus, GQ, Variety, Library Journal, London Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, St. Louis Post Dispatch, BookPage, The New York Public Library and others.

  • “#1 Nonfiction Book of the Year” – TIME

  • Selected as one of the “10 Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade” by Entertainment Weekly

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