Book Review: Jackie Kay Gives the Empress of the Blues Her Flowers in Reissue of ‘Bessie Smith: A Poet’s Biography of a Blues Legend’

Book Review: Jackie Kay Gives the Empress of the Blues Her Flowers in Reissue of ‘Bessie Smith: A Poet’s Biography of a Blues Legend’

The reissue of Jackie Kay’s 1997 book ‘Bessie Smith: A Poet’s Biography of A Blues Legend’ showcases the generational talent of both Kay and Smith.