Radden Keefe

Patrick Radden Keefe is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of the New York Times bestsellers Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty and Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland. Empire of Pain was awarded the Baille Gifford Prize for nonfiction, was shortlisted for The Financial Times Best Business Book of the Year, and is currently longlisted for the PEN/Galbraith Award for Nonfiction. It was also selected as one of the best books of 2021 by 19 various outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, NPR, and The Atlantic. Say Nothing received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, was selected as one of the ten best books of 2019 by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and The Wall Street Journal, and was named one of the top ten nonfiction books of the decade by Entertainment Weekly. Patrick’s previous books are The Snakehead and Chatter. His work has been recognized with a Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Magazine Award for Feature Writing and the Orwell Prize for Political Writing. He is also the creator and host of the eight-part podcast Wind of Change, which was awarded three Ambie Awards from the Podcast Academy, for Best Reporting, Best Scriptwriting, and Best Host, and two Webby Awards, for Best Podcast Documentary and Best Podcast Limited Series. The Guardian selected it as the #1 podcast of 2020.