Join me in a delightful conversation with Walter Mosley on Thursday May 16, 2013 from 800AM-8: 30AM to discuss his latest book Little Green and the return of Easy Rollins! Walter Mosley is a New York City-based author, whose 37+ book literary career goes back to 1990′s Devil in a Blue Dress. That novel kicked off a series revolving around detective Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins — a Black resident of the Watts section of Los Angeles, whose continuing story begins in 1948, and (with the May 2013 release of his 12th story, Little Green) has progressed to 1967. Mosley also created the character of ex-convict Socrates Fortlow, the modern-day protagonist of Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, and two other novels. Both Rawlins and Fortlow were adapted for the screen in the 1990s.
Host Don Merrill speaks with Eve Ensler,activist, playwright, and author of The Vagina Monologues. Her new book is In the Body of the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection. While working in the Congo,Eve Ensler is shocked to encounter the horrific rape and violence inflicted on the women there and soon after is diagnosed with uterine cancer. As she connects her own illness to the devastation of the earth and her life force to the resilience of humanity, she is finally joined to the body of the world.
Eve Ensler speaks at Powell's City of Books Thursday, May 16th, at 7:30PM.
Thursday the 16th, 7:30pm / Powell's City of Books
New information has come out this week that could have an impact on the upcoming May twenty-first vote on water fluoridation in Portland.
A lab test of the fluoridation compound proposed for Portland’s water supply found high levels of arsenic in the compound. The test was commissioned by the anti-fluoridation group ‘Clean water Portland’.
In addition, the Oregon Health Authority just released the latest figures on children’s dental health in Multnomah County, showing significant improvements in all categories, and bringing into question the county’s claim that fluoridation of water is necessary to improve dental health.