LeVar Burton Reads

Oct 20 2020 44 mins 43.3k

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...

5 • 11 Ratings

Bruce K Garney Sep 30 2020
It's a treat to have Levar read. He's passionate about the stories and I am also love his personal reflections after the end of each one. Levar, please consider reading 'Winter's Wife', by the wonderful Elizabeth Hand. I think it will be a good fit.

bj14klein Sep 06 2020
Thank you.

gabezurita Aug 24 2020
Thoughts we all need to hear

Randane Aug 10 2020
Excellent and skilled. LeVar is insightful in postscripts as well as an amazing reader. You should listen.

drchunk Jun 18 2020
So good!

lil'sebastian Jun 17 2020

Jan Jun 12 2020
Wundervolle Geschichten, wunderbar vorgetragen.

CarrieO May 26 2020
So enjoying these during the lock down.

WillS Apr 19 2020
Thank you for this podcast. The story "Blur" helped me face some major issues in my marriage. As for a suggestion, I am amazed you haven't done anything by Paolo Bacigalupi. Anything from his collection "Pump Six and Other Stories" would be good, though my favorite is "The People of Sand and Slag."

MParker546 Apr 17 2020
Excellent storytelling podcast.

Richard Cochrane Apr 14 2020
LeVar has an incredibly soothing voice making him very easy to listen to. I love the passion that he puts into the podcast, often seen in his post-story commentary where he shares his thoughts and feelings. While I'm not a fan of every story, I always know that is an adventure worth taking, if even just to expand my own thinking and expose myself to authors I'm not familiar with. Thanks for the stories LeVar - I'm a late joiner but I'm steadily making my way through the lot!