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LeVar Burton Reads

By LeVar Burton and Stitcher

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'.

  1. 1.
    40: “The Best We Can” by Carrie Vaughn04/23/2019
    50:09
  2. 2.
    39: "Kwoon" by Charles Johnson04/16/2019
    49:35
  3. 3.
    38: "Free Jim's Mine" by Tananarive Due04/09/2019
    55:57
  4. 4.
    37: "Miracle" by Tope Folarin04/02/2019
    46:48
  5. 5.
    LeVar Burton Reads Returns April 2nd!03/26/2019
    4:09
  6. 6.
    LIVE! in Boston: "Mono No Aware" by Ken Liu02/12/2019
    1:04:50
  7. 7.
    LIVE! in New Jersey: "Driftglass" by Samuel R. Delany02/05/2019
    1:02:15
  8. 8.
    LIVE! in DC: "A Dark Night" by Edward P. Jones01/29/2019
    53:01
  1. 9.
    LIVE! in Dallas: "In the City of Martyrs" by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam01/22/2019
    54:25
  2. 10.
    LIVE! in Toronto: "Four Stations in His Circle" by Austin Clarke01/15/2019
    56:04
  3. 11.
    LIVE! in Atlanta: "The Vishakanya's Choice" by Roshani Chokshi01/08/2019
    52:14
  4. 12.
    LIVE! in Austin: "Asymmetry" by Kendra Fortmeyer12/18/2018
    48:23
  5. 13.
    LIVE! in Brooklyn: "Playing Nice with God's Bowling Ball" by N.K. Jemisin12/11/2018
    1:00:31
  6. 14.
    36: "Morning Child" by Gardner Dozois10/09/2018
    38:08
  7. 15.
    35: "Yiwu" by Lavie Tidhar10/02/2018
    58:17
  8. 16.
    34: "Singing on a Star" by Ellen Klages09/25/2018
    53:50
  9. 17.
    33: "The Cell Phones" by Karen E. Bender09/18/2018
    35:25
  10. 18.
    32: "Jackalope Wives" by Ursula Vernon09/11/2018
    54:27
  11. 19.
    31: "Fyrewall" by Stefani Cox09/04/2018
    45:52
  12. 20.
    30: "Fantaisie Impromptu No. 4 in C#min, Op. 66” by Carlos Hernandez08/28/2018
    51:26
  13. 21.
    29: "Multo" by Samuel Marzioli08/21/2018
    40:37
  14. 22.
    28: "Fires" by Rick Bass08/14/2018
    43:29
  15. 23.
    27: "The Last Cheng Beng Gift" by Jaymee Goh08/07/2018
    39:07
  16. 24.
    26: "Sea Girls" by Daniel Wallace07/31/2018
    47:22
  17. 25.
    25: "Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience TM" by Rebecca Roanhorse07/24/2018
    58:19
  18. 26.
    LIVE! in Portland: "The Fliers of Gy" by Ursula K. Le Guin06/19/2018
    1:02:03
  19. 27.
    LIVE! in Seattle: "Black Betty" by Nisi Shawl06/05/2018
    1:01:57
  20. 28.
    LIVE! in Los Angeles: "Money Tree" by Nalo Hopkinson05/22/2018
    45:47
  21. 29.
    LIVE! in San Francisco: "As Good as New" by Charlie Jane Anders05/08/2018
    1:04:09
  22. 30.
    LIVE! in Chicago: "The Winds of Harmattan" by Nnedi Okorafor04/24/2018
    1:01:01
  23. 31.
    24: "Childfinder" by Octavia Butler04/03/2018
    40:07
  24. 32.
    23: "A Fable with Slips of White Paper Spilling from the Pockets" by Kevin Brockmeier03/27/2018
    33:44
  25. 33.
    22: "The 5:22" by George Harrar03/20/2018
    37:18
  26. 34.
    21: "My Dear You" by Rachel Khong03/13/2018
    41:42
  27. 35.
    20: "The Great Wide World Over There" by Ray Bradbury03/06/2018
    48:58
  28. 36.
    19: "Different Kinds of Darkness" by David Langford02/27/2018
    43:09
  29. 37.
    18: "Furry Night" by Joan Aiken02/20/2018
    46:33
  30. 38.
    17: "The Baboon War" by Nnedi Okorafor02/13/2018
    43:41
  31. 39.
    16: "Mrs. Perez" by Oscar Casares02/06/2018
    45:18
  32. 40.
    15: "Unassigned Territory" by Stephanie Powell Watts01/30/2018
    42:40
  33. 41.
    14: "The Truth About Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar01/23/2018
    48:39
  34. 42.
    13: "Repairing the World" by John Chu01/16/2018
    49:10
  35. 43.
    Bonus Episode: "Goat" by James McBride10/24/2017
    1:08:20
  36. 44.
    12: "No Man's Guns" by Elmore Leonard09/05/2017
    48:41
  37. 45.
    11: "The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu08/29/2017
    51:52
  38. 46.
    10: "Navigators" by Mike Meginnis08/22/2017
    44:59
  39. 47.
    9: "1000-Year-Old Ghosts" by Laura Chow Reeve08/15/2017
    33:54
  40. 48.
    Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Lesley Nneka Arimah08/08/2017
    29:37
  41. 49.
    8: "The Second Bakery Attack" by Haruki Murakami08/01/2017
    43:36
  42. 50.
    7: "Chivalry" by Neil Gaiman07/25/2017
    44:27
  43. 51.
    6: "Graham Greene" by Percival Everett07/18/2017
    51:34
  44. 52.
    5: "What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky" by Lesley Nneka Arimah07/11/2017
    47:07
  45. 53.
    4: "Empty Places" Part Two by Richard Parks07/04/2017
    34:49
  46. 54.
    3: "Empty Places" Part One by Richard Parks06/27/2017
    47:19
  47. 55.
    2: "The Lighthouse Keeper" by Daisy Johnson06/20/2017
    32:46
  48. 56.
    1: "Kin" by Bruce McAllister06/13/2017
    35:03
  49. 57.
    Introducing… LeVar Burton Reads06/02/2017
    2:43

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