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Treme Author Makes Stop in Oxford

2013-08-22 05.53.46

Lolis Eric Elie reads from new book at Lamar Lounge signing party on Thursday.

Lolis Elie, a screenwriter for the hit HBO series Treme and author of Treme, Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans (Chronicle Books, $29.95), read from his new book on Thursday evening at Lamar Lounge.

Lamar Lounge Owner John Currence, left, and HT.com/Experience Oxford's Hillary Houston at book-signing table with author Lolis Elie, pictured at right
Lamar Lounge Owner John Currence, left, and HT.com/Experience Oxford’s Hillary Houston at book-signing table with author Lolis Elie, pictured at right / Photo By HottyToddy.com

Elie, a New Orleans native and former metro writer for The New Orleans Times Picayune, was the guest of honor at the book-signing event that featured New Orleans cuisine featured in both the TV series and the book.

Oxford was the most recent stop on a book  tour that is taking the author to cities in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and California.

The television series is set in New Orleans just after Hurricane Katrina. –– Michael Harrelson, editor, HottyToddy.com

Email Michael Harrelson at michael.harrelson@hottytoddy.com

2013-08-22 06.11.32
Attendees were treated to a whole hog as part of the food spread for the party honoring Treme author Lolis Elie / Photo By HottyToddy.com

 

 

 

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