How the Sacklers Got Away With It

Patrick Radden Keefe discusses how the family that helped create an overdose crisis that’s killed hundreds of thousands of Americans has escaped accountability.

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America Desperately Needs a Much Better F.D.A.

The agency that regulates drug safety has become too cozy with the industry it’s supposed to oversee.

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Patrick Radden Keefe on ‘Empire of Pain’

Keefe discusses his new book about the Sackler family and OxyContin, and Elisabeth Egan talks about JoAnne Tompkins’s debut novel, “What Comes After.”

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Dazzling Skies, U.F.O. Sightings and Real-Life Monsters: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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Book Review: ‘Empire of Pain,’ by Patrick Radden Keefe

Patrick Radden Keefe’s new book is about the Sacklers, the family whose company created the powerful painkiller that ushered in a new era of both pain management and opioid addiction.

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15 New Books to Watch For in April

Dive into a long-awaited biography of Philip Roth, an exposé of the Sackler family and novels from Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, Jhumpa Lahiri and Katherine Heiny.

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