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These podcasts are recorded live in Los Angeles Central Library's Mark Taper Auditorium as part of the award-winning ALOUD at Central Library speaker series presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. ALOUD podcasts are updated on a weekly basis. Initial funding for ALOUD podcasts was made possible by Arent Fox LLP.


Simon LeVay
October 5, 2010
Science/Nature, Social Sci/Politics
Ellis Weiner, Rick Meyerowitz, Ted Mann
October 4, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Essay/Memoir
Eliza Griswold
September 30, 2010
Religion/Spirituality, Social Sci/Politics
Graham E. Fuller
September 28, 2010
Religion/Spirituality, Social Sci/Politics
Lewis Hyde
September 23, 2010
Arts & Entertainment, Business/Tech, Technology, Current Events, Social Sci/Politics
Isabel Wilkerson
September 22, 2010
History/Bio, Essay/Memoir, California/The West, Social Sci/Politics
Mona Simpson
September 21, 2010
Jonathan Franzen
September 16, 2010
Justice Stephen Breyer
September 15, 2010
History/Bio, Social Sci/Politics
Laura Skandera Trombley
July 27, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Clyde Casey, Manuel Compito, Jeff Dietrich, John Malpede, Pete White
July 22, 2010
Arts & Entertainment, Current Events, California/The West, Social Sci/Politics
Jessica Catron, Daniel Brummel
July 20, 2010
Arts & Entertainment, Others
William Powers, David L. Ulin
July 15, 2010
Fiction/Literature, Business/Tech
Aimee Bender, Glen David Gold
July 13, 2010
Attica Locke, Danzy Senna
July 8, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Erika Ayon, David Eadington, Dina Hardy, Georgia Jones-Davis, Russell Salamon, MIke Sonksen
June 30, 2010
Nzingha Clarke, David Goldsmith, Peter J. Harris, Philip Littell, Jason Luckett, Gail Wronsky
June 23, 2010
Bill Boyarsky, Peter Jones
June 22, 2010
History/Bio, California/The West, Social Sci/Politics
Joan Arnold, Tom Curwen, Jim Paul, Gil Schwartz, Louise Steinman, Terry Wolverton
June 15, 2010
Fiction/Literature, Arts & Entertainment
Timur and the Dime Museum
June 10, 2010
Arts & Entertainment
Mud Baron, Glen Dake, Robert Gottlieb, Paula Daniels
June 3, 2010
Science/Nature, California/The West, Social Sci/Politics
Richard Russo
June 2, 2010
Sebastian Junger
May 26, 2010
History/Bio, Social Sci/Politics