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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.


Mark Salzman
March 22, 2012
Arts & Entertainment, Essay/Memoir
Michelle Tea
Michelle Tea
February 2, 2017
Sarah Thornton, Allison Agsten
November 13, 2014
Arts & Entertainment, Fiction/Literature, Social Sci/Politics
Jonathan Kirsch, Louise Steinman
June 18, 2013
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Eric Liu, Gregory Rodriguez
July 30, 2014
Essay/Memoir, History/Bio, Others
Rebecca Solnit
February 12, 2007
Fiction/Literature, Science/Nature
Richard Reeves
January 30, 2008
Technology, Science/Nature
Ha Jin
November 14, 2007
Lorrie Moore
September 10, 2009
Dr. Robert Peter Gale, Eric Lax
February 11, 2013
Current Events, History/Bio, Science/Nature, Social Sci/Politics, Technology
Dr. Craig Venter
November 8, 2007
Ishmael Beah
April 5, 2007
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Essay/Memoir, Social Sci/Politics
Judge Thomas Buergenthal
April 21, 2009
David Kipen, Gray Brechin
June 21, 2012
California/The West, Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Marisa Silver, Meghan O'Rourke
March 19, 2013
Arts & Entertainment, Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Jane Hirshfield, Louise Steinman
May 19, 2015
California/The West, Essay/Memoir, Fiction/Literature, Poetry, Religion/Spirituality
Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, Arun Rath
March 25, 2014
Essay/Memoir, History/Bio, Religion/Spirituality, Social Sci/Politics
Wanda Coleman, Terrance Hayes, Douglas Kearney, Stephen Kessler, Ron Koertage, Laurel Ann Bogen, Charles Harper Webb, Michael Datcher, Suzanne Lummis, Sesshu Foster, Jack and Adelle Foley, Brendan Constantine, Cecilia Woloch, Robin Coste Lewis, Austin Straus
January 18, 2014
California/The West, Fiction/Literature, Poetry
Dorothy Lamb Crawford
February 16, 2010
Arts & Entertainment, History/Bio, California/The West
Bettye LaVette
October 10, 2012