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LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton Reads


LeVar Burton Reads

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Length:
123 podcast episodes
Language:
English
Format:
Podcast

Description

The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, 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...
Language:
English
Format:
Podcast

Episodes1 - 10 of 123 episodes

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"The Angel of Khan El-Khalili" by P. Djèlí Clark

A girl visits a bazaar in Cairo, seeking a favor from a mysterious angelic being. This...

52 minutes
Jul 20, 2021

"Milagroso" by Isabel Yap

Marty brings his family to his hometown of Lucban for the annual festival to witness a ...

46 minutes
Jul 13, 2021

"Dark Spaces on the Map" by Anjali Sachdeva

A woman has her memories catalogued for the historical record, and must decide whether ...

48 minutes
Jul 06, 2021

"Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot" by Robert Olen Butler

A man dies and finds himself reincarnated as a parrot.   This story appears in Robert...

35 minutes
Jun 29, 2021

"The Bank of Burkina Faso" by Ekaterina Sedia

What if those spammy emails from princes about overseas banks were... real? An exiled p...

41 minutes
Jun 22, 2021

Season 9 is Almost Here!

LeVar Burton Reads is back June 22nd, featuring stories from P Djeli Clark, Anjali Sach...

4 minutes
Jun 15, 2021

"St. Valentine, St. Abigail, St. Brigid" by C.L. Polk

Theresa Anne has spent years watching her mother tell fortunes and work magical spells....

53 minutes
Apr 20, 2021

"Vaccine Season" by Hannu Rajaniemi

In a post-pandemic future where scientists have made great strides in eliminating disea...

54 minutes
Apr 13, 2021

"Getaway" by Nicole Kornher-Stace

A getaway driver and her crew are hired to steal a mysterious artifact, and inadvertent...

49 minutes
Apr 06, 2021

"Salt" by Rosemary Melchior

A teenage girl is exiled to a penal colony on an icy, inhospitable island.  But the is...

34 minutes
Mar 30, 2021

Titles In This Series (1)

The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, 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...