Down The River Unto The Sea

By |2019-12-10T21:39:21+00:00April 30th, 2018|2018 Best Books of the Year, Crime Fiction, Mysterious Book Report|

Mysterious Book report No. 332 Down The River Unto The Sea by John Dwaine McKenna Walter Mosley has authored more than fifty books.  He’s been appointed a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, won just about any award you could name, his books have been translated into twenty different languages and he is revered from here to kingdom come.  He entertains, enlightens and thrills his readers.  While

Mysterious Book Report No. 266 – Charcoal Joe

By |2017-03-15T07:11:13+00:00March 15th, 2017|Mysterious Book Report|

Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley Doubleday/Penguin Random House, $26.95, 305 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-53920-3 Our author this week has been named a Grand Master in the year 2016 by the CWA, or Crime Writers of America. It’s the highest and most prestigious honor given by the group, and a distinction awarded only a very few. They’re the best of the best, at the top of their game, having labored long

Mysterious Book Report No. 128 – Little Green

By |2016-05-10T06:44:22+00:00May 10th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

Little Green by Walter Mosley Doubleday, $25.95, 291 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-53598-4 I’m asked, from time to time, Why bother reading fiction?  A number of answers spring to mind, such as; to entertain myself; to see how other people think; to educate myself by associating with smart people among others.  But the best reason I can think of to read fiction right now is, to develop empathy for our fellow

Mysterious Book Report No. 43 – The Long Fall

By |2016-02-02T06:57:50+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Long Fall by Walter Mosley Riverhead Books, 2009, $25.95, 306 pages, ISBN 978-1-59448-858-0 So, here I am, snug and sassy, and chock-full of chai tea and warm oatmeal cookies June just made . . . thinking about the MBR for the week.  In my mind, I’ve been contrasting my home life with that of Leonid McGill, the new character from the pen of Walter Mosley, one of the

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