Archive | March, 2015

Beale Street Audiobook Contest

31 Mar


Beale Street Dynasty is now available in an audio edition at

Narrator Mirron WIllis has lent his inimitable tone to such works as W.E.B. DuBois’s The Souls of Black Folk, Hilton Als’s White Girls, and the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

You can sample it on or answer this trivia question in the comments section:

Who said, “If you were black for one Saturday night on Beale Street, you’d never want to be white anymore” ?

Beale Street Dynasty On Point

24 Mar


Listen to Memphis Minnie say “mother fuyer” on NPR, On Point with Tom Ashbrook.

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