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Walter Mosely in conversation with Joe Ide
February 4 @ 6:00 pmFree
Los Angeles noir comes alive as celebrated author Walter Mosley returns with “Blood Grove,” the newest title in his Easy Rawlins saga. It is 1969 and this legendary detective is hired by a Vietnam vet to solve a disappearance and possible murder in a nearby citrus grove. Easy embarks on a crackling, moody and thrilling race though a California teeming with hippies, tycoons, radicals,sociopaths, cops and grifters.
Interviewing Mosley is Joe Ide, a critically-acclaimed author of Japanese American descent. His debut novel “IQ” was inspired by his early experiences growing up in South Central Los Angeles, and by his love of Sherlock Holmes.The fifth title in the IQ series, “Smoke,” will publish on February 23.