Walter Mosley


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in Los Angeles, California, The United States
January 12, 1952

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Walter Mosley (b. 1952) is the author of the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins, as well as numerous other works, from literary fiction and science fiction to a young adult novel and political monographs. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and the Nation, among other publications. Mosley is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, a Grammy, and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City.

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Gone Fishin' By Kellye Garrett

November 26, 2018

www.lareviewofbooks.org


THIS PAST SUMMER, Walter Mosley, Agatha Award–winning writer Gigi Pandian, and I started a group for crime writers of color. Within two months, the group went from the three of us to having over 80 writers — all in various stages of our careers. We cheer the ups, commiserate with the downs, and brainstorm ways to ensure the appallingly l...

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Average rating: 3.88 · 109,523 ratings · 11,199 reviews · 110 distinct worksSimilar authors
Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy...

3.90 avg rating — 16,139 ratings — published 1990
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The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey

4.04 avg rating — 4,844 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
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Black Betty (Easy Rawlins #4)

4.06 avg rating — 3,906 ratings — published 1994 — 34 editions
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The Man in My Basement

3.66 avg rating — 3,816 ratings — published 2004 — 26 editions
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Little Scarlet (Easy Rawlin...

3.99 avg rating — 3,472 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Always Outnumbered, Always ...

4.16 avg rating — 3,280 ratings — published 1997 — 20 editions
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A Red Death (Easy Rawlins #2)

3.93 avg rating — 3,570 ratings — published 1991 — 36 editions
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A Little Yellow Dog (Easy R...

4.04 avg rating — 3,219 ratings — published 1996 — 25 editions
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White Butterfly (Easy Rawli...

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The Long Fall (Leonid McGil...

3.74 avg rating — 3,328 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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“We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.”
Walter Mosley, Blue Light

“A peasant that reads is a prince in waiting.”
Walter Mosley, The Long Fall

“The job of the writer is to take a close and uncomfortable look at the world they inhabit, the world we all inhabit, and the job of the novel is to make the corpse stink.”
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