Judy Blume, Alex Cohen
Co-presented with the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
June 9, 2015

On this special evening, one of America’s most beloved storytellers, Judy Blume, will discuss her work—from young adult classics like Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret to her new novel for adults, In the Unlikely Event. The story, inspired by a series of real-life plane crashes that occurred in the 1950s in Blume’s home town of Elizabeth, New Jersey, weaves together three generations of families, friends and strangers, whose lives are profoundly changed by a succession of disasters. This iconic author who has won the hearts and minds of readers of all ages, is also known for her passionate advocacy to protect the freedom to read. She was joined in conversation by KPCC host and super Blume fan, Alex Cohen.

Share on

Explore

Podcast | April 2, 2018

Exit West

Mohsin Hamid and Viet Thanh Nguyen

New York Times bestselling author Mohsin Hamid returns to ALOUD to discuss his latest novel Exit West, a visionary love story that imagines the…

Podcast | September 28, 2008

Forgotten Histories: Two Novelists in Conversation

Lisa See, Nina Revoyr

Two Los Angeles-based novelists explore the rise and fall of human lives in their brilliant fictions.

Video | March 13, 2018

Misfits Unite

Lidia Yuknavitch, Amber Tamblyn

“What if, for once in history, a woman’s story could be untethered from what we need it to be in…


Top of Page