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How Patrick Radden Keefe gets inside his subjects' lives – sometimes without ever speaking to them
Patrick Radden Keefe has spent his career writing intimate portraits of grifters, rebels, criminals, and those who defend them. Now, the staff writer at The New Yorker is rounding up 12 of his most enthralling stories in a new book to paint a portrait of corruption and intrigue. It's called Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks. As he tells Piya Chattopadhyay, profiles like these can contain revelations about greed, power, family bonds, and denial in the world's most shadowy corners – and also sometimes, in plain sight.