Walter Mosley is the author of the best-selling Easy Rawlins series of mysteries, the novel R.L.’s Dream, and the story collection Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, for which he received the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and, most recently, Life Out of Context, published by Nation Books.
Recently awarded the National Book Foundation’s 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, Mosley is the author of more than sixty critically acclaimed books. His books have been translated into twenty languages. He was born in Los Angeles and has been at various times in his life a potter, a computer programmer and a poet. He lives in New York.
I was aware not only of being hated but also of hating myself from two points of view in the same mind—a brand of self-hatred that identifies the me in you and hates you for it.
Poverty and charity are two evils; charity is the lesser, but it is still evil.