CCPL wel­comes jour­nal­ist, best­selling au­thor Macy

The Progress-Index Weekend - - LOCAL -

CH­ESTER­FIELD — Ch­ester­field County Pub­lic Li­brary will host jour­nal­ist and New York Times best­selling au­thor Beth Macy. Macy will dis­cuss her book "Dopesick: Deal­ers, Doc­tors and the Drug Com­pany That Ad­dicted Amer­ica." The book chron­i­cles the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal in­dus­try’s role in the opi­oid cri­sis and how it has im­pacted a di­verse group of Amer­i­cans.

The event will take place Satur­day, Jan. 26, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Mead­ow­dale Li­brary, 4301 Mead­ow­dale Blvd., North Ch­ester­field, 23234.

Macy will dis­cuss her jour­ney gath­er­ing in­ter­views from vic­tims, fam­ily mem­bers and med­i­cal pro­fes­sion­als in south­west Vir­ginia.

Copies of Macy’s books will be avail­able for sale. A book sign­ing will take place after the pro­gram.

Mem­bers of the Friends of the Ch­ester­field County Pub­lic Li­brary will get pri­or­ity seat­ing at the event and will be in­vited to a pre-event re­cep­tion and book sign­ing. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and be­gins De­cem­ber 22. For more in­for­ma­tion or to regis­ter, call 804-751-CCPL or visit li­­ester­

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