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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.


Salman Rushdie
November 30, 2010
Hazel Rowley
November 29, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Social Sci/Politics
Peter Balakian
November 22, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Essay/Memoir, Social Sci/Politics
Brian Turner
November 18, 2010
History/Bio, Essay/Memoir, Social Sci/Politics
Stacey Schiff
November 16, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Reza Aslan, Aimee Bender, Howard Gordon, Heather Graham, Jamie Ray Newman, Sholeh Wolpe, Gideon Yago, Necar Zadegan, Hamid Saeidi
November 9, 2010
Fiction/Literature, Religion/Spirituality, Social Sci/Politics
Lady Antonia Fraser
November 8, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Essay/Memoir
Nicole Krauss
November 2, 2010
Glen Creason, D.J. Waldie
October 28, 2010
Fiction/Literature, California/The West, Social Sci/Politics
Edwidge Danticat
October 26, 2010
Fiction/Literature, Essay/Memoir
Susana Chávez-Silverman, Luis Rodriguez, Rubén Martínez
October 21, 2010
Arts & Entertainment, Essay/Memoir, Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Leslie Marmon Silko
October 20, 2010
Fiction/Literature, Essay/Memoir
Joseph O'Neill
October 14, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio, Essay/Memoir
Michael Cunningham
October 12, 2010
Fiction/Literature, History/Bio
Kwame Anthony Appiah
October 7, 2010
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