Thursday, May 20, 2021 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Professor Alice Randall, Author Essayist
& Songwriter - Vanderbilt University
Join widely acclaimed author, Alice Randall as she describes her novel, Black Bottom Saints, a Parnassus First Editions Club selection. Black Bottom Saints chronicles the life of Joseph “Ziggy” Johnson, a gossip columnist and his life on the streets of the Black neighborhood called “Black Bottom” during the heyday of Detroit. Black Bottom rivaled and eclipsed Harlem as an
engine of Black artistic excellence, economic progress and political power before it was destroyed. Enjoy learning more about Black Bottom as Alice shares her novel — a gorgeous
swirl of fiction, history, motor oil and cocktails.
Part of the Jeffares Speaker Series presented by Stuart Jeffares of Max Broock Realtors
Format: via Zoom from Nashville