Chapter By Chapter Podcasts

Here you will find podcasts that help to explain references to works of art, music, literature and poetry referenced in the novel.

Prologue: Louis Armstrong's "What did I do to be so black and blue?"

Chapter Two: "Lifting the Veil"

Chapter Three: Currier and Ives' "Darktown Brigade" prints

Chapter Four: Shackles and Chains

Chapter Nine: Peetie Wheatstraw and southern black culture

Chapter Nine: Huck Finn, Emerson, and Brer Rabbit