The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey

A 91-year-old is rescued from dementia by an experimental medical program that rejuvenates his mind while limiting his remaining days. Broadening the scope of his crime novels yet retaining their edgy suspense, Walter Mosley here ponders themes of aging, memory, family, and love with powerful effect.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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