Tucson Festival of Books

Beth Macy



Josh Meltzer

Beth Macy is a Virginia-based journalist, the author of "Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America," and an executive producer and cowriter on Hulu’s Peabody Award-winning “Dopesick” series. Her new book is "Raising Lazarus."

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Scheduled events:
The Opioid Crisis
Of all the many challenges facing Americans today, none is more complex than controlling opioid abuse. In this session, three expert analysts — Beth Macy, David Enrich and Sari Horwitz — will take us to the front lines of America's opioid crisis.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Enrich, Sari Horwitz, Beth Macy
Moderator: Ann Brown
The Battle Against Drugs, Addiction
It would be a lucky family that is not touched by addiction and dependency these day. In this session, our three authors will look at this issue from three very different points of view. Laura Cathcart Robbins tells her personal story. Sari Horwitz looks at officers charged with enforcement, and Beth Macy will explore whether control is a realistic goal.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Laura Cathcart Robbins, Sari Horwitz, Beth Macy
Moderator: Kyle Lininger

Books:
Raising Lazarus
Hope, Justice, and the Future of America's Overdose Crisis
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Little Brown
August 2022
ISBN 9780316430227
400 pages

Dopesick
Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Little, Brown
August 2018
ISBN 9780316551243
384 pages