It Came From Memphis: A conversation with author Robert Gordon Thurs., Nov. 12

A Cappella Books presents a virtual event with award-winning writer and documentarian Robert Gordon to celebrate the forthcoming 25th Anniversary Edition of his captivating deep-dive into the cultural underground of the 1950s Memphis arts and music scene.

Gordon will join Atlanta music writer and Smithsonian Folkways editor Chad Radford for a Zoom discussion of the updated and revised It Came from Memphis, published by Jack White’s Third Man Books. The interview will be followed by an online Q&A session, and is free and open to the public.

The updated and revised 25th Anniversary Edition of It Came From Memphis features more than 80 new photos, a new layout, an updated text featuring more voices, and forewords by Peter Guralnick and Hanif Abdurraqib.

A Cappella Books will have copies of It Came From Memphis featuring a bookplate signed by Gordon available after the event. Pre-order your copy and learn how to sign into the conversation at A Cappella Books.

Thursday, November 12. 7 p.m. Free to sign in to the Zoom chat.