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Walter Mosley Walter Mosley is one of the most versatile and admired writers in America today. He is the author of more than 43 critically acclaimed books, including the major bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins.

His work has been translated into 23 languages and includes literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and The Nation, among other publications.

He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mosley lives in New York City.

Walter Mosley Book List and Awards
His website: www.waltermosley.com
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The Awkward Black Man
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The Awkward Black Man by Walter Mosley

Trouble is What I Do
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Trouble is What I Do by Walter Mosley

Charcoal Joe
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Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley

Inside a Silver Box
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Inside a Silver Box by Walter Mosley

Debbie Doesn't Do It
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Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore by Walter Mosley

Little Green
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Little Green by Walter Mosley
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Walkin' the Dog | Mosley, Walter | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Mosley, Walter | Walkin' the Dog | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC  1999 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  Advance reading copy, new in pictorial wraps, signed by author.

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Futureland | Mosley, Walter | Book - Advance Reading Copy Mosley, Walter | Futureland | Book - Advance Reading Copy

2001 NY: Warner  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Futureland | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Futureland | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2001 NY: Warner  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.

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Fortunate Son | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Fortunate Son | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  2006 NY: Little, Brown & Co

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Fearless Jones | Mosley, Walter | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Mosley, Walter | Fearless Jones | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Bad Boy Brawly Brown | Mosley, Walter | Signed Later Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Bad Boy Brawly Brown | Signed Later Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2002 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First  edition, later printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.

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Bad Boy Brawly Brown | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Bad Boy Brawly Brown | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2002 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First  edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.

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Diablerie | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Diablerie | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2007 NY: Bloombury  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.

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Walkin' the Dog | Mosley, Walter | First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Walkin' the Dog | First Edition Copy

1999 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.

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Little Yellow Dog, A | Mosley, Walter | First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Little Yellow Dog, A | First Edition Copy

1996 NY: Norton  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.

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Fear of the Dark | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Fear of the Dark | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 NY: Hatchette  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket in archival acetate, signed by the author, remainder marked.

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Killing Johnny Fry | Mosley, Walter | First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Killing Johnny Fry | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book.  2007 NY: Bloomsbury  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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When the Thrill is Gone | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | When the Thrill is Gone | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  March 2011 NY: Penguin  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.

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Fortunate Son | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Fortunate Son | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  2006 NY: Little, Brown & Co

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Stepping Stone/Love Machine | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Stepping Stone/Love Machine | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  May 2013 NY: Doherty  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.

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Merge/Disciple | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Merge/Disciple | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  October 2012 NY: Doherty  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.

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Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, The | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  November 2010: Penguin Group First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book May 2014 NY: Doubleday     First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Wave, The | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Wave, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2005 NY: Aspect  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author, remainder marked.

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Wave, The | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Wave, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2005 NY: Aspect  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.

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Man in My Basement, The | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Man in My Basement, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  Signed, 1st edition/1st printing. Mint, new/unread.

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Diablerie | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Diablerie | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2007 NY: Bloombury  First edition, first printing, fine in fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.

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Cinnamon Kiss | Mosley, Walter | First Edition UK Book Mosley, Walter | Cinnamon Kiss | First Edition UK Book

Hardcover Book. 2005 LON: W&N First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Stepping Stone | Mosley, Walter | First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Stepping Stone | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 2013 NY: Tor First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Killing Johnny Fry | Mosley, Walter | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Mosley, Walter | Killing Johnny Fry | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC  2007 NY: Bloomsbury Advance  reading copy, new in pictorial wraps, signed by author.

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Right Mistake, The | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Right Mistake, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  October 2008 NY: Perseus Publishing  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.

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All I Did Was Shoot My Man | Mosley, Walter | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Mosley, Walter | All I Did Was Shoot My Man | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC  2012 NY: Riverhead Books  Advance  reading copy, new in pictorial wraps, signed by author.

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Little Green | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Little Green | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  May 2013 NY: Doubleday  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.

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Known To Evil | Mosley, Walter | Signed First Edition Book Mosley, Walter | Known To Evil | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  March 2010 NY: Penguin   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.

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Long Fall, The | Mosley, Walter | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Mosley, Walter | Long Fall, The | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC.  March 2009 NY: Penguin Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Walter Mosley Bibliography


Easy Rawlins Series

  1. Devil in a Blue Dress - 1990
  2. A Red Death - 1991
  3. White Butterfly - 1992
  4. Black Betty - 1994
  5. A Little Yellow Dog - 1995
  6. Gone Fishin' - 1996
  7. Bad Boy Brawly Brown - 2000
  8. Six Easy Pieces - 2003
  9. Little Scarlet - 2004
  10. Cinnamon Kiss - 2005
  11. Blonde Faith - 2007
  12. Little Green - 2013
  13. Rose Gold - 2014
  14. Charcoal Joe - June 2016

Socrates Fortlow Series

  1. Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned - 1997
  2. Walkin' the Dog - 1999
  3. The Right Mistake - 2008

Fearless Jones Series

  1. Fearless Jones - 2001
  2. Fear Itself - 2003
  3. Fear of the Dark - 2006

Leonid McGill Series

  1. The Long Fall - 2009
  2. Known to Evil - 2010
  3. When the Thrill is Gone - 2011
  4. And Sometimes I Wonder About You - 2015
  5. Trouble is What I Do - February 2020

Other Novels

  • RL's Dream - 1995
  • Blue Light - 1998
  • The Greatest - 2000
  • Whispers in the Dark - 2000
  • The Man in My Basement - 2004
  • 47 - 2005
  • The Wave - 2006
  • Fortunate Son - 2006
  • Killing Johnny Fry - 2006
  • The Tempest Tales - 2008
  • Diablerie - 2008
  • The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey - 2010
  • Merge / Disciple - 2012
  • Stepping Stone / Love Machine - 2013
  • Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore - 2014
  • Inside a Silver Box - 2015

Collections

  • Futureland: Nine Stories of an Imminent World - 2001
  • The Awkward Black Man - 2020

Contributions

  • Best American Short Stories - with Katrina Kenison
  • The Best American Short Stories 2003 - 2003
  • The Best American Short Stories 2003
  • Transgressions (co-authored with Joyce Carol Oates)
  • Chasing Shadows - 2005

Anthologies Edited

  • Black Genius - 1999

Non-Fiction

  • Working on the Chain Gang: Shaking Off the Dead Hand of History - 1999
  • What Next: A Memoir Toward World Peace - 2003
  • Life Out of Context - 2006
  • This Year You Write Your Novel - 2007
  • Twelve Steps Toward Political Revelation - 2011

Walter Mosley Awards and Honors

  • 1996 - Black Caucus of the American Library Association's Literary Award for RL's Dream
  • 1996 - O. Henry Award for a Socrates Fortlow story.
  • 2001 - Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for Richard Pryor's …And It's Deep Too!
  • 2005 - "Risktaker Award" from the Sundance Institute for both his creative and activist efforts.
  • 2006 - First recipient of the Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award for his young adult novel 47.
  • 2013 - Inducted into the New York Writers Hall of Fame.
  • Mosley was awarded an honorary doctorate from the City College of New York.
  • Anisfield Wolf Award, for works that increase the appreciation and understanding of race in America

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