The Callie Crossley Show

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Tue., October 11
Provincetown Cares

Provincetown Cares

It’s national Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To mark this, and Women’s Week, film director and producer Lynn d’Angona decided to get creative. In 2008 she founded Provincetown Cares. Each year they stage a benefit performance to raise awareness and funds. This year they’re going all out with a production of PULP! A musical comedy by the award-winning playwright Patricia Kane. Director Lynn d’Angona and actor Maureen Keiller join us.
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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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