The Callie Crossley Show

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Tue., November 15
We Shall Not Be Moved

We Shall Not Be Moved
We Shall Not Be Moved” is a photographic exhibit by photographer Kelly Creedon documents the human impact of the foreclosure crisis in Massachusetts. The exhibit is travelling to cities in Massachusetts that have been hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis- and it’s next stop will be Springfield, where volunteers will come together on November 19th and 20th to transform a vacant commercial space on Worthington Street in downtown Springfield into an installation. The exhibit will be on display in Springfield from November 21st through December 18th. 

Springfield resident David Dunwell, who has been fighting foreclosure on his home since 2009 and is featured in the Springfield "We Shall Not Be Moved" exhibit joins us, along with the exhibit producer, Kelly Creedon.
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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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