Patrick Radden Keefe

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Patrick Radden Keefe is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Say Nothing, The Snakehead, and Chatter.
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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

ISBN 9780385521314 Doubleday / Penguin Random House

From radical and impetuous I.R.A. terrorists such as Dolours Price, to the ferocious I.R.A. mastermind known as The Dark, to the spy games and dirty schemes of the British Army, to Gerry Adams, who negotiated the peace but betrayed his hardcore comrades by denying his I.R.A. past–Say Nothing conjures a world of passion, betrayal, vengeance, and anguish. More about this book >

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Patrick Radden Keefe

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

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