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Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

One to One: "Dreamland" Author Sam Quinones

Bill speaks with journalist Sam Quinones, author of "Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic". Part of KET's Inside Opioid Addiction Initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Dreamland: America's Opiate Epidemic and How We Got Where We Are

Sam Quinones speaking at Dartmouth

About the Author: Sam Quinones

Image of Sam Quionones, a white man, on a black background.  He is looking directly at the camera.

Sam Quinones is a journalist, author, and storyteller whose tow acclaimed books of narrative nonfiction about Mexico and Mexican immigration - True Tales from Another Mexico and Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream - have made him, according to the San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, "the most original writer on Mexico and the border." He writes Dreamland: A Reporter's Blog, and edits Tell Your True Tale, a storytelling page. Sam lives in Southern California.

Common Book Assignment

Author Visit

Author Visit to Campus

October 27

Common Book Convocation: 3pm-4pm

October 28

Town Hall - Healing Together: Confronting the Opioid Crisis