Thursday on the NewsHour: Novelist Walter Mosley

BY Jeffrey Brown  June 13, 2013 at 6:50 PM EDT

When last seen, Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins was driving over a cliff, apparently to his death. Rawlins is the fictional private eye who, in the course of a dozen books, has become one of the best-known, longest-running characters in American literature. His latest adventure is told in the new mystery novel, “Little Green.”

Author Walter Mosley has written more than 40 books in a variety of genres and received numerous honors including Pen America’s lifetime achievement award.

Thursday on the NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown talks to Rawlins about reviving his most famous character.

For now, watch their extended conversation and hear author Walter Mosley read an excerpt from ‘Little Green: