LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton Reads

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LeVar Burton Reads

The best short fiction, handpicked by the world’s greatest storyteller. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath... Listen to ad-free episodes one week early, plus exclusive bonus episodes, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/levar and use promo code 'LEVAR'.
Title Date Listen Download
Introducing Wolverine: The Lost Trail Jul 8, 2019 Listen Download
48: "L'Aquilone du Estrellas (The Kite of Stars)" by Dean Francis Alfar Jun 18, 2019 Listen Download
47: "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate" Part 2 by Ted Chiang Jun 11, 2019 Listen Download
46: "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate" Part 1 by Ted Chiang Jun 5, 2019 Listen Download
45: "Flying Carpets" by Steven Millhauser May 28, 2019 Listen Download
44: "Toward Happy Civilization" by Samanta Schweblin May 21, 2019 Listen Download
43: "The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex" by Tobias S. Buckell May 14, 2019 Listen Download
42: "Republica and Grau" by Daniel Alarcón May 7, 2019 Listen Download
41: "Mister Hadj's Sunset Ride" by Saladin Ahmed Apr 30, 2019 Listen Download
40: “The Best We Can” by Carrie Vaughn Apr 23, 2019 Listen Download
39: "Kwoon" by Charles Johnson Apr 16, 2019 Listen Download
38: "Free Jim's Mine" by Tananarive Due Apr 9, 2019 Listen Download
37: "Miracle" by Tope Folarin Apr 2, 2019 Listen Download
37: LeVar Burton Reads Returns April 2nd! Mar 26, 2019 Listen Download
LIVE! in Boston: "Mono No Aware" by Ken Liu Feb 12, 2019 Listen Download
LIVE! in New Jersey: "Driftglass" by Samuel R. Delany Feb 5, 2019 Listen Download
LIVE! in DC: "A Dark Night" by Edward P. Jones Jan 29, 2019 Listen Download
LIVE! in Dallas: "In the City of Martyrs" by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam Jan 22, 2019 Listen Download
LIVE! in Toronto: "Four Stations in His Circle" by Austin Clarke Jan 15, 2019 Listen Download
LIVE! in Atlanta: "The Vishakanya's Choice" by Roshani Chokshi Jan 8, 2019 Listen Download
LIVE! in Austin: "Asymmetry" by Kendra Fortmeyer Dec 18, 2018 Listen Download
LIVE! in Brooklyn: "Playing Nice with God's Bowling Ball" by N.K. Jemisin Dec 11, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 36: "Morning Child" by Gardner Dozois Oct 9, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 35: "Yiwu" by Lavie Tidhar Oct 2, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 34: "Singing on a Star" by Ellen Klages Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 33: "The Cell Phones" by Karen E. Bender Sep 18, 2018 Listen Download
Introducing Wolverine: The Long Night Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 32: "Jackalope Wives" by Ursula Vernon Sep 11, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 31: "Fyrewall" by Stefani Cox Sep 4, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 30: "Fantaisie Impromptu No. 4 in C#min, Op. 66” by Carlos Hernandez Aug 28, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 29: "Multo" by Samuel Marzioli Aug 21, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 28: "Fires" by Rick Bass Aug 14, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 27: "The Last Cheng Beng Gift" by Jaymee Goh Aug 7, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 26: "Sea Girls" by Daniel Wallace Jul 31, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 25: "Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience TM" by Rebecca Roanhorse Jul 24, 2018 Listen Download
LeVar Burton Reads Returns July 24th! Jul 17, 2018 Listen Download
LIVE! in Portland: "The Fliers of Gy" by Ursula K. Le Guin Jun 19, 2018 Listen Download
LIVE! in Seattle: "Black Betty" by Nisi Shawl Jun 5, 2018 Listen Download
LIVE! in Los Angeles: "Money Tree" by Nalo Hopkinson May 22, 2018 Listen Download
LIVE! in San Francisco: "As Good as New" by Charlie Jane Anders May 8, 2018 Listen Download
LIVE! in Chicago: "The Winds of Harmattan" by Nnedi Okorafor Apr 24, 2018 Listen Download
Bonus: "The Power of a Wish" Apr 10, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 24: "Childfinder" by Octavia Butler Apr 3, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 23: "A Fable with Slips of White Paper Spilling from the Pockets" by Kevin Brockmeier Mar 27, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 22: "The 5:22" by George Harrar Mar 20, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 21: "My Dear You" by Rachel Khong Mar 13, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 20: "The Great Wide World Over There" by Ray Bradbury Mar 6, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 19: "Different Kinds of Darkness" by David Langford Feb 27, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 18: "Furry Night" by Joan Aiken Feb 20, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 17: "The Baboon War" by Nnedi Okorafor Feb 13, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 16: "Mrs. Perez" by Oscar Casares Feb 6, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 15: "Unassigned Territory" by Stephanie Powell Watts Jan 30, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 14: "The Truth About Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar Jan 23, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 13: "Repairing the World" by John Chu Jan 16, 2018 Listen Download
LeVar Burton Reads Returns January 16th! Jan 9, 2018 Listen Download
Sneak Peek: James Baldwin and The Paris Review Podcast Nov 15, 2017 Listen Download
Bonus Episode: "Goat" by James McBride Oct 24, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 12: "No Man's Guns" by Elmore Leonard Sep 5, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 11: "The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu Aug 29, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 10: "Navigators" by Mike Meginnis Aug 22, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 9: "1000-Year-Old Ghosts" by Laura Chow Reeve Aug 15, 2017 Listen Download
Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Lesley Nneka Arimah Aug 8, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 8: "The Second Bakery Attack" by Haruki Murakami Aug 1, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 7: "Chivalry" by Neil Gaiman Jul 25, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 6: "Graham Greene" by Percival Everett Jul 18, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 5: "What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky" by Lesley Nneka Arimah Jul 11, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 4: "Empty Places" Part Two by Richard Parks Jul 4, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 3: "Empty Places" Part One by Richard Parks Jun 27, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 2: "The Lighthouse Keeper" by Daisy Johnson Jun 20, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 1: "Kin" by Bruce McAllister Jun 13, 2017 Listen Download
Introducing… LeVar Burton Reads Jun 2, 2017 Listen Download

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