Winner of the Pulitzer for its investigation on the case of Harvey Weinstein, the american journalist Ronan Farrow will publish on October 17, a book telling how the producer fallen has tried to silence its victims, it was learnt on Monday with his French publisher.

Entitled The silence ( Catch and Kill VO), the book of the son of actress Mia Farrow and filmmaker Woody Allen “reveals the systems implacable set up by the predators to silence their victims,” said Calmann-Levy, who will publish it in French two days after its release in the United States. The book (translated from English by Perrine Chambon and Elsa Maggion) is subtitled “Lies, spies and conspiracies: how predators are protected.” It is published in the United States by Little, Brown and Company.

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“journalism of public service”

Extremely talented, Satchel Ronan O Sullivan Farrow was already working at the age of 23 years in the department of State of the United States as counselor for humanitarian affairs Richard Holbrooke, for whom he wrote speeches. He will then up his pen to various newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times , the International Herald Tribune and even the Wall Street Journal before you write a first book on the effects of military and economic aid american. But it is in October 2017 that Ronan Farrow has rocked the world of cinema.

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The reporter at the New Yorker , then 31 years old, has published a long investigation into the actions of the former mogul of Hollywood Harvey Weinstein. The impact has been such that his revelations will trigger in the wake of the flood #MeToo. The journalist has received for this survey (with the editors of New York Times , Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, who have the first, published a survey on Harvey Weinstein) the Pulitzer prize in the category “journalism of public service”.

More recently, the son of Woody Allen appeared as a witness in The untouchables, the documentary devoted to the descent into the underworld of the producer released the 14th August last. He no longer has contact with his father, Woody Allen, and has tirelessly defended her half-sister, Dylan, in his accusations of sexual assault against him.