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    September 28, 2023

    First Gen: A Memoir

    Alejandra Campoverdi

    From former White House aide to President Obama and Harvard graduate, Alejandra Campoverdi comes a riveting unflinching memoir on navigating…

    September 6, 2023

    Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World

    Naomi Klein

    “A dazzling, hallucinatory tour de force that takes the reader through shadow selves and global fascism, leaving them gasping by…

    September 20, 2023

    The Fraud

    Zadie Smith

    Highly acclaimed novelist Zadie Smith comes to Los Angeles to discuss her historical novel, The Fraud, based on real events…

    June 28, 2023

    The Rabbit Hutch

    Tess Gunty

    “Tess Gunty’s debut novel… is lush and melancholy, jumping between various points of view. It’s a meandering story that defies…

    June 15, 2023

    Our Migrant Souls:
    A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of “Latino”

    Héctor Tobar

    “‘Stories about empire,’ Tobar writes, ‘move us because they’re echoes of the memories that reside deep in our collective consciousness.’ Latinos, after…

    May 16, 2023

    Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist

    Frans de Waal

    “This surprising look at the nature of primates has a lot to say about what it means to be human.”― Publishers…

    May 13, 2023

    Online Harassment and the Threat to Free Expression

    Reza Aslan and Franklin Leonard

    Around the world, writers and journalists have been increasingly targeted for their work by waves of online harassment. From the…

    May 11, 2023

    Surviving Homelessness & Foster Care

    David Ambroz

    David Ambroz, best-selling author of A Place Called Home, shares his story of survival on the streets of New York City…

    May 2, 2023

    The Power of Trees—Exclusive L.A. appearance!

    Peter Wohlleben

    In 2016, The Hidden Life of Trees began the conversation that trees can communicate with each other. Peter Wohlleben’s bestselling book changed…

    April 20, 2023

    Tiny Beautiful Things from the Page to the Screen

    Cheryl Strayed

    Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed takes the ALOUD stage to discuss the transformation of her popular book, Tiny Beautiful Things, to the television screen…