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 monthly basis. Initial funding for ALOUD podcasts was made possible by Arent Fox LLP.
ALOUD audio is presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and made possible through support provided by The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, the Righteous Persons Foundation, City National Bank, K&L Gates, KPMG, Sue and David Rosenblum, Wallis Foundation, Donna and Martin J. Wolff and The Boudjakdji Foundation. Additional support provided by The Council of the Library Foundation, Library Foundation members, and the Los Angeles Public Library. Media support provided by KPPC 83.9 FM and KUSC 91.5 FM. ALOUD theme composed by Larry Karush.
The Washington Post calls Richard Ford, "One of the finest curators of the great American living museum." In his haunting new novel, Can
These podcasts are related to exhibits that the Library has hosted
The following six interviews, each approximately four minutes long, provide a series of different point of views for looking at the exhibition, Richard N