Julia Reed Archives – Garden & Gun


Julia Reed

Home & Garden

Inside Julia Reed’s Delta Dream Home

The author called upon friends both far and near to help design and build the house of her dreams—a place for raucous good times and soulful silence—in the Mississippi Delta

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JT in My Mind

Singing the praises of north Carolina’s Poet Laureate of Song

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Out to Pasture

In defense of the honorable ass

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Wild Cards

In praise of a good poker game—and good times with the gang

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Cat Tails

In praise of (and in defense of) the power of felines

Arts & Culture

André Leon Talley’s Deep Southern Roots

The acclaimed fashion editor has served as confidant and adviser to Oscar de la Renta, dressed first ladies, and sat front row at every couture show that mattered. But his famous eye for style traces back to his grandmother’s house in Durham, North Carolina

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Man Up: How to be a True Gentleman

In praise of good Southern men

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The Southern Name Game

Making sense of Southern appellations and sobriquets

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Songs for the Ages

Why pantheon-worthy tunes are always sung by storytellers

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Southern Sideshow

Having a big time in the Big Apple

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A Moving Experience

Toting a lifetime of memories into a new home

Our Kind of Place

Home Rum: Kings Tavern

Food and drink pair perfectly in a downtown Natchez outpost

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Hello Mother, Hello Father…

A few words from a very unhappy camper

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The Awesome Opossum

Making the case for a misunderstood marsupial

Arts & Culture

Thirty Years of Steel Magnolias

The untold story of what would 
become one of the most beloved 
touchstones of Southern culture

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Big Racks and Perfect Parties

Thoughts on whitetails, taxidermy, and the secret to a great shindig

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Life Among the Serpents

A few thoughts on sharing the wilds with snakes

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I’m with the Band

Why my heart skips a beat for musicians

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Make Mine a Scotch

In defense of drinking something other than bourbon

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Recipe for Longevity

A decidedly Southern take on healthy eating