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Meet the author: Sam Quinones - Virtual

Join Sam Quinones for a discussion of the fentanyl epidemic.

2023-02-09 19:00:00 2023-02-09 20:00:00 America/New_York Meet the author: Sam Quinones - Virtual Sam Quinones is the author of "The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth," as well as "Dreamland: the True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic." Virtual Branch -

Thursday, February 09
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-09 19:00:00 2023-02-09 20:00:00 America/New_York Meet the author: Sam Quinones - Virtual Sam Quinones is the author of "The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth," as well as "Dreamland: the True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic." Virtual Branch -

Sam Quinones is the author of "The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth," as well as "Dreamland: the True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic."

Sam Quinones is an independent journalist and author of four acclaimed books of narrative nonfiction, including The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth, as well as Dreamland: the True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner. Quinones’ career as a journalist has spanned 35 years. Columbia Journalism School selected him as a 2008 recipient of the Maria Moors Cabot prize, for a career of excellence in covering Latin America. He is also a 1998 recipient of an Alicia Patterson Fellowship, one of the most prestigious fellowships given to print journalists. His knowledge of American society's abuse of fentanyl, methamphetamines and opiates has been plumbed by C-SPAN, PBS, NPR, including Terry Gross, as well as popular podcasters, such as Marc Maron. In 2018, he testified before the US Senate on the opioid epidemic. 

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Looking for works of Sam Quinones in our print collection? You will find them here.

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Looking for more author talks at MCPL? Consider coming to the Rockville Memorial Library on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm to meet, in-person, translator Mojdeh Bahar. Milkvetch and Violets is her first book of translations from one of her favorite contemporary Persian poets, Mohammad Reza Shafi'i-Kadkani.

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AGE GROUP: | Teens | Older Adults | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Lectures and Discussions |

TAGS: | Virtual Program |

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