Killing Johnny Fry: A Sexistential Novel by Walter Mosley
Reviewed by Tracy Quan
Washington Post Book World
"Walter Mosley's latest novel, about one man's response to his girlfriend's infidelity, reminds me of a bawdy calypso tune I heard as a teenager. 'Wah She Go Do,' a feisty anthem recorded by Bonnie Raitt, echoed in my head as I got acquainted with Mosley's narrator, Cordell Carmel: 'I can understand / Why a woman must have an outside man.' Cordell can't, but he wants to, and Killing Johnny Fry is the story of how he eventually does...." Read the entire Washington Post Book World review.