As a kid, author Bridgett M. Davis knew not to talk about what her mother did for a living. She knew not to reveal that her mother’s business was "running the numbers," an illegal underground game of chance. She shares her mother’s amazing story in her new memoir, "The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers." It’s our March selection for Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club.

Bridgett M. Davis - Novelist, essayist, teacher filmmaker and curator. Her latest book, "The World According to Fannie Davis" is available for purchase in stores and online.

BONUS: Hear Bridgett M. Davis talk about playing the lottery today.