LeVar Burton Reads

By LeVar Burton and Stitcher

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...

  1. 1.
    "The Regression Test" by Wole Talabi
    44:43
  2. 2.
    "Alluvial Deposits" by Percival Everett
    50:27
  3. 3.
    "Daddy" by Damion Wilson
    39:14
  4. 4.
    "The Takeback Tango" by Rebecca Roanhorse
    43:30
  5. 5.
    "Silver Door Diner" by Bishop Garrison
    49:00
  6. 6.
    Season 8... Coming Soon!
    2:17
  7. 7.
    Nnedi Okorafor, Author of "Mother of Invention", Part 3
    51:49
  8. 8.
    "Mother of Invention" by Nnedi Okorafor, Part 2
    36:03
  1. 9.
    "Mother of Invention" by Nnedi Okorafor, Part 1
    41:55
  2. 10.
    Miniseries Coming November 17
    1:45
  3. 11.
    "Little Man" by Michael Cunningham
    51:46
  4. 12.
    "The Story We Used to Tell" by Shirley Jackson
    35:56
  5. 13.
    "A Good Friday" by Barbara Jenkins
    47:39
  6. 14.
    "Low Energy Economy" by Adrian Tchaikovsky
    37:31
  7. 15.
    "Wherein Abigail Fields Recalls Her First Death and, Subsequently, Her Best Life" by Rebecca Roanhorse
    48:29
  8. 16.
    "Dune Song" by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
    52:22
  9. 17.
    "Madre Nuestra, Que Estás en Maracaibo" by Ana Hurtado
    41:14
  10. 18.
    "Cricket" by Kenneth Yu
    43:05
  11. 19.
    "Room for Rent" by Richie Narvaez
    35:55
  12. 20.
    "The Nine Curves River" by R. F. Kuang
    56:39
  13. 21.
    "Your Rover is Here" by LP Kindred
    43:06
  14. 22.
    "Pockets" by Amal El-Mohtar
    42:18
  15. 23.
    A Conversation with James McBride (and News About Season 7!)
    28:38
  16. 24.
    "The Foster Portfolio" by Kurt Vonnegut
    48:31
  17. 25.
    "Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, Part 2
    46:46
  18. 26.
    "Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, Part 1
    41:00
  19. 27.
    "Let Those Who Would" by Genevieve Valentine
    44:43
  20. 28.
    "A Kiss with Teeth" by Max Gladstone
    58:43
  21. 29.
    "Staying Behind" by Ken Liu
    54:12
  22. 30.
    "Skinwalker, Fast-Talker" by Darcie Little Badger
    45:55
  23. 31.
    "End Game" by Nancy Kress
    47:21
  24. 32.
    "SPAM" by Savannah Burney
    47:55
  25. 33.
    "As Worlds Collide" by Stephen Michell
    50:15
  26. 34.
    "Valedictorian" by N.K. Jemisin
    57:22
  27. 35.
    "Tideline" by Elizabeth Bear
    48:50
  28. 36.
    BONUS: Behind the Scenes and a Sneak Peek at Season 6!
    13:44
  29. 37.
    The Paris Review Podcast Returns
    12:14
  30. 38.
    "The Hofzinser Club" by Michael Chabon
    56:57
  31. 39.
    "The Specialist's Hat" by Kelly Link
    53:30
  32. 40.
    "Jump" by Cadwell Turnbull
    34:30
  33. 41.
    BONUS: Stories with Friends - Amanda Seales
    47:35
  34. 42.
    "The Water Museum" by Nisi Shawl
    49:52
  35. 43.
    "The House on the Moon" by William Alexander
    54:01
  36. 44.
    "Tiger Baby" by JY Yang
    37:29
  37. 45.
    “Blur" by Carmen Maria Machado
    44:27
  38. 46.
    “Face Value” by Sean Williams
    47:42
  39. 47.
    "Small Medicine" by Genevieve Valentine
    49:34
  40. 48.
    "Cuisine des Mémoires" by N.K. Jemisin
    49:44
  41. 49.
    "Shoggoths in Traffic" by Tobias S. Buckell
    40:43
  42. 50.
    "The Simplest Equation" by Nicky Drayden
    38:45

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