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Julia Reed (2008)

Louisiana Book Talks



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-10-04

Duration: 00:27:47

Subjects: Louisiana Book Festival | Authors | Reed, Julia | Food | Hurricane Katrina, 2005


  • Reed, Julia Speaker


This “Louisiana Book Talk” from the Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge on October 4, 2008, features Julia Reed, the author of “Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns and other Southern Specialties: An Entertaining Life, With Recipes” and “The House on First Street: My New Orleans Story.” She discusses: the special relationship between Southerners and food; her experience of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath; and the changing food landscape in post-Katrina New Orleans.