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These podcasts are recorded live in Los Angeles Central Library's Mark Taper Auditorium as part of the award-wining 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.


Melissa Faye Greene
May 31, 2011
Essay/Memoir, Fiction/Literature
Chris Abani, Beau Beausoleil, Laila Lalami, Suzanne Lummis, Majid Naficy, Marisela Norte, Sholeh Wolpe, Terry Wolverton, Saadoun Al-Bayati Ensemble
November 19, 2007
Michael Connelly, Miles Corwin
December 5, 2013
Arts & Entertainment, Fiction/Literature
Michael Cunningham, Aimee Bender
December 2, 2015
Arts & Entertainment, Fiction/Literature
Michael Pollan, Barry Glassner
May 10, 2006
Arts & Entertainment, History/Bio, Science/Nature
Jenny Watts, Christopher Hawthorne, D.J. Waldie
January 17, 2013
California/The West, Science/Nature
Leymah Roberta Gbowee
October 3, 2011
Essay/Memoir, Social Sci/Politics
Eduardo Galeano
June 11, 2009
D. Graham Burnett, Amy Parish
October 3, 2013
History/Bio, Science/Nature
Author Mona Eltahawy
Mona Eltahawy, Kelly McEvers
October 8, 2015
Arts & Entertainment, Current Events, Essay/Memoir, Social Sci/Politics
Charles Bowden
April 21, 2010
Current Events, Social Sci/Politics
Lady Antonia Fraser
November 8, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Essay/Memoir
Deanne Stillman
June 24, 2008
History/Bio, Current Events
Mona Simpson
September 21, 2010
Jess Winfield
July 9, 2008
Ken Bernstein, Adriene Biondo, William Deverell, Michael Diaz, Mott Smtih
April 3, 2009
History/Bio, Others
Nathan Englander, David L. Ulin
March 5, 2013
Nathan Englander, Tom Teicholz
May 21, 2007
Arts & Entertainment, History/Bio, Social Sci/Politics
Ellis Weiner, Rick Meyerowitz, Ted Mann
October 4, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Essay/Memoir
Nell Freudenberger, Jennifer Gilmore
September 10, 2007
Greg Goldin, Christopher Hawthorne, Mia Lehrer, Sam Lubell, Alan Hess
July 30, 2013
Arts & Entertainment, California/The West, Essay/Memoir, Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
J. Mark Beaver, Rachael Kahn, Mindy Nettifee, Cece Peri, Brian Sanders, Brooke Sprowl
June 26, 2008
Billy Burgos, Peter Eirich, Erica Erdman, Ro Gunetilleke, Cathie Sandstrom, Mary Torregrossa
April 29, 2009