Commonwealth National Podcast

Dorothy Allison & Amanda Hesser: Authors of Eat, Memory (12/3/2008)


Dorothy Allison, Author, Bastard Out of Carolina and Cavedweller; Co-author, Eat, Memory
Amanda Hesser, Food Reporter; Columnist, The New York Times; Co-author, Eat, Memory

Cavedweller and Bastard Out of Carolina best-selling author Allison and well-known food writer Hesser pay homage to writers past in this collection of short stories, Eat, Memory. Honoring the food-inspired recollections of famous novelists, playwrights, screenwriters, poets and journalists, this collection focuses on the often humorous and always psychological relationship between people and food.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on December 3, 2008.