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A local Pie Company makes such a good chicken pie that Oprah Winfrey herself proclaimed to the Cape Cod Times, "it's a great pot pie, I'll tell you." We're joined by the pie making gurus, Kristin Broadley and Laurie Bowen, who are owners and founders of Centerville Pie Company. Since being featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, their business has taken off, and they now employ a staff of 26. They've also demonstrated their commitment to supporting people with disabilities with a volunteer program that works with dozens of disabled adults.
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Thursday, July 5, 2012       Listen 897
*Originally aired 11/02/12
Walter Mosley on The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey


Walter MosleyLate last year, Walter Mosley joined us to talk about his latest novel, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey. Mosley’s protagonist, Ptolemy Grey, is an old, ailing recluse living in a dump of a cluttered apartment. His mind, on a downward spiral of dementia, is equally cluttered with a mashup of memories: the death of his wife, the lynching of a friend, his service in World War II. Then everything changes when he’s offered a Faustian bargain—a drug that will restore his brain in exchange for a shorter life. He takes the plunge, hoping mental clarity will help him solve a murder. Though Mosley may be best known for detective novels, his writing spans all genres: literary fiction, science fiction, crime and social commentary. In The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, Mosely uses threads from all of these styles to tell the story of mortality and morality. 

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