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An evening with author Beth Macy

Oct 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Richmond, VA
Event Summary

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America

Spend an evening with journalist and author Beth Macy at the inaugural RTD Book Club. Macy will discuss her latest book, “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America.” Join us on Monday, Oct. 14, at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture and hear from the noted Virginia author.

Event Details

VIP guests will be treated to a cocktail hour prior to the event including drinks, hors d’oeuvres and an opportunity to meet the author.

All attendees will enjoy the hour-long discussion and deep dive into Macy’s motivations and biggest takeaways from her time covering the opioid epidemic and writing “Dopesick,” a New York Times bestseller.

The VIP reception begins at 5 p.m. and the discussion starts at 6 p.m. The author will be available for a book signing following the event.


Beth Macy is the author of the widely acclaimed and bestselling books “Truevine” and “Factory Man.” Based in Roanoke, Virginia for three decades, her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard.

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Virginia Museum of History & Culture
428 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220

Oct 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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