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.

July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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