LeVar Burton Reads

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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting and presented in 3D immersive audio. 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 Stephen King, Toni Morrison, Nnedi Okorafor, Kurt Vonnegut, Ken Liu and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath... Our immersive audio is best with headphones! If you'd prefer to listen without immersive audio, visit levarburtonpodcast.com/mono.

Episode Date
"The Destroyer" by Tara Isabella Burton
Feb 20, 2024
Watch Out, Lucky Season 13 is Coming!
Feb 13, 2024
Atlas Obscura presents: Mafra Palace Library Bats
Feb 06, 2024
A 99% Invisible / LeVar Burton Crossover!
Dec 19, 2023
"Waystation City" by A.T. Greenblatt
Dec 12, 2023
"Three Roses" by Karmen Špiljak
Dec 05, 2023
"The Pilgrim and the Angel" by E. Lily Yu
Nov 28, 2023
Immersive Remix: "The Takeback Tango" by Rebecca Roanhorse
Nov 21, 2023
Sound Detectives! Episode 2
Nov 20, 2023
"Galaxy Girl and the November Monstrosity" by Aleksandra Hill
Nov 14, 2023
Introducing: Sound Detectives!
Nov 13, 2023
"The Many Taste Grooves of the Chang Family" by Allison King
Nov 07, 2023
"Sin Eater" by Ian R. MacLeod
Oct 31, 2023
"Those Fantastic Lives" by Bradley Sides
Oct 24, 2023
"The Clockmaker and His Daughter" by Tobi Ogundiran
Oct 17, 2023
"The Court Magician" by Sarah Pinsker
Oct 10, 2023
"Dragonflies" by Shannon Sanders
Oct 03, 2023
"Mr. McCaslin" by Peter S. Beagle
Sep 26, 2023
"The Tin Man" by Lilliam Rivera
Sep 19, 2023
Season 12, Here We Come!
Sep 12, 2023
Immersive Remix: "An Equal Share of the Bone" by Karen Osborne
Apr 04, 2023
"D.P." by Kurt Vonnegut
Feb 28, 2023
"The Destination Star" by Gregory Marlow
Feb 21, 2023
"Mister Dawn, How Can You Be So Cruel?" by Violet Allen
Feb 14, 2023
"The Golden Hour" by Jeffrey Ford
Feb 07, 2023
"The Lady of the Yellow-Painted Library" by Tobi Ogundiran
Jan 31, 2023
"Wok Hei St" by Guan Un
Jan 24, 2023
Immersive Remix: "The Foster Portfolio" by Kurt Vonnegut
Jan 17, 2023
Immersive Remix: "Silver Door Diner" by Bishop Garrison
Jan 10, 2023
Immersive Remix: "The Simplest Equation" by Nicky Drayden
Jan 03, 2023
Immersive Remix: "The Truth About Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar
Dec 27, 2022
Immersive Remix: "The Last Cheng Beng Gift" by Jaymee Goh
Dec 20, 2022
Immersive Remix: "The Usual Santas" by Mick Herron
Dec 13, 2022
"River's Giving" by Heather Shaw, Tim Pratt, and River Shaw
Dec 06, 2022
"The King of Bread" by Luis Alberto Urrea
Nov 29, 2022
"Family Cooking" by Ana Maria Curtis
Nov 22, 2022
"Down in the Dim Kingdoms" by Tobias Buckell
Nov 15, 2022
"#ClimbingNation" by Kim Fu
Nov 08, 2022
"I Was a Teenage Space Jockey" by Stephen Graham Jones
Nov 01, 2022
We're Back for Season 11!
Oct 25, 2022
Immersive Remix: "Multo" by Samuel Marzioli
Oct 25, 2022
Immersive Remix: "Fantaisie Impromptu No. 4 in C#min, Op. 66” by Carlos Hernandez
Oct 18, 2022
Immersive Remix: "Your Rover is Here" by LP Kindred
Oct 11, 2022
An Update! Plus Immersive Remix: "The Story We Used to Tell" by Shirley Jackson
Oct 04, 2022
Immersive Remix: "The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu
Apr 12, 2022
"Afterlife" by Stephen King
Mar 01, 2022
"The Last Truth" by AnaMaria Curtis
Feb 22, 2022
"Troll Bridge" by Terry Pratchett
Feb 15, 2022
"John Dillinger and the Blind Magician" by Allison M. Dickson
Feb 08, 2022
"Open House on Haunted Hill" by John Wiswell
Feb 01, 2022
"The Final Performance of the Amazing Ralphie" by Pat Cadigan
Jan 25, 2022
Immersive Remix: "The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex" by Tobias S. Buckell
Jan 18, 2022
"The Placement Agency" by Tobias Buckell
Jan 11, 2022
"To Jump is to Fall" by Stephen Graham Jones
Jan 04, 2022
"Drones to Ploughshares" by Sarah Gailey
Dec 28, 2021
"The Usual Santas" by Mick Herron
Dec 21, 2021
"Different People" by Timothy Mudie
Dec 14, 2021
"The Wishing Pool" by Tananarive Due
Dec 07, 2021
Season 10 Announcement and a Q&A!
Nov 30, 2021
Revisited (Halloween Edition!): "Singing on a Star" by Ellen Klages
Oct 26, 2021
Revisited: "Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience TM" by Rebecca Roanhorse
Oct 19, 2021
Revisited: "The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu
Oct 12, 2021
"On the Lonely Shore" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Sep 07, 2021
"Tía Abuela's Face, Ten Ways" by Lisa M. Bradley
Aug 31, 2021
"Shock of Birth" by Cadwell Turnbull
Aug 24, 2021
"Words We Say Instead" by Brit E. B. Hvide
Aug 17, 2021
"The Years of My Birth" by Louise Erdrich
Aug 10, 2021
"You Perfect, Broken Thing" by C.L. Clark
Aug 03, 2021
"The War of the Wall" by Toni Cade Bambara
Jul 27, 2021
"The Angel of Khan El-Khalili" by P. Djèlí Clark
Jul 20, 2021
"Milagroso" by Isabel Yap
Jul 13, 2021
"Dark Spaces on the Map" by Anjali Sachdeva
Jul 06, 2021
"Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot" by Robert Olen Butler
Jun 29, 2021
"The Bank of Burkina Faso" by Ekaterina Sedia
Jun 22, 2021
Season 9 is Almost Here!
Jun 15, 2021
"St. Valentine, St. Abigail, St. Brigid" by C.L. Polk
Apr 20, 2021
"Vaccine Season" by Hannu Rajaniemi
Apr 13, 2021
"Getaway" by Nicole Kornher-Stace
Apr 06, 2021
"Salt" by Rosemary Melchior
Mar 30, 2021
"An Equal Share of the Bone" by Karen Osborne
Mar 23, 2021
"Killer of Kings" by Anjali Sachdeva
Mar 16, 2021
"Flyboys" by Tobias Wolff
Mar 09, 2021
"The Regression Test" by Wole Talabi
Mar 02, 2021
"Alluvial Deposits" by Percival Everett
Feb 23, 2021
"Daddy" by Damion Wilson
Feb 16, 2021
"The Takeback Tango" by Rebecca Roanhorse
Feb 09, 2021
"Silver Door Diner" by Bishop Garrison
Feb 02, 2021
Season 8... Coming Soon!
Jan 26, 2021
Nnedi Okorafor, Author of "Mother of Invention", Part 3
Dec 01, 2020
"Mother of Invention" by Nnedi Okorafor, Part 2
Nov 24, 2020
"Mother of Invention" by Nnedi Okorafor, Part 1
Nov 17, 2020
Miniseries Coming November 17
Nov 10, 2020
"Little Man" by Michael Cunningham
Oct 27, 2020
"The Story We Used to Tell" by Shirley Jackson
Oct 20, 2020
"A Good Friday" by Barbara Jenkins
Oct 13, 2020
"Low Energy Economy" by Adrian Tchaikovsky
Oct 06, 2020
"Wherein Abigail Fields Recalls Her First Death and, Subsequently, Her Best Life" by Rebecca Roanhorse
Sep 29, 2020
"Dune Song" by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
Sep 22, 2020
"Madre Nuestra, Que Estás en Maracaibo" by Ana Hurtado
Sep 15, 2020
"Cricket" by Kenneth Yu
Sep 08, 2020
"Room for Rent" by Richie Narvaez
Sep 01, 2020
"The Nine Curves River" by R. F. Kuang
Aug 25, 2020
"Your Rover is Here" by LP Kindred
Aug 18, 2020
"Pockets" by Amal El-Mohtar
Aug 11, 2020
A Conversation with James McBride (and News About Season 7!)
Aug 04, 2020
"The Foster Portfolio" by Kurt Vonnegut
Apr 14, 2020
"Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, Part 2
Apr 07, 2020
"Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, Part 1
Mar 31, 2020
"Let Those Who Would" by Genevieve Valentine
Mar 24, 2020
"A Kiss with Teeth" by Max Gladstone
Mar 17, 2020
"Staying Behind" by Ken Liu
Mar 10, 2020
"Skinwalker, Fast-Talker" by Darcie Little Badger
Mar 03, 2020
"End Game" by Nancy Kress
Feb 25, 2020
"SPAM" by Savannah Burney
Feb 18, 2020
"As Worlds Collide" by Stephen Michell
Feb 11, 2020
"Valedictorian" by N.K. Jemisin
Feb 04, 2020
"Tideline" by Elizabeth Bear
Jan 28, 2020
BONUS: Behind the Scenes and a Sneak Peek at Season 6!
Jan 21, 2020
The Paris Review Podcast Returns
Nov 06, 2019
"The Hofzinser Club" by Michael Chabon
Oct 29, 2019
"The Specialist's Hat" by Kelly Link
Oct 22, 2019
"Jump" by Cadwell Turnbull
Oct 15, 2019
BONUS: Stories with Friends - Amanda Seales
Oct 11, 2019
"The Water Museum" by Nisi Shawl
Oct 08, 2019
"The House on the Moon" by William Alexander
Oct 01, 2019
"Tiger Baby" by JY Yang
Sep 24, 2019
“Blur" by Carmen Maria Machado
Sep 17, 2019
“Face Value” by Sean Williams
Sep 10, 2019
"Small Medicine" by Genevieve Valentine
Sep 03, 2019
"Cuisine des Mémoires" by N.K. Jemisin
Aug 27, 2019
"Shoggoths in Traffic" by Tobias S. Buckell
Aug 20, 2019
"The Simplest Equation" by Nicky Drayden
Aug 13, 2019
"L'Aquilone du Estrellas (The Kite of Stars)" by Dean Francis Alfar
Jun 18, 2019
"The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate" Part 2 by Ted Chiang
Jun 11, 2019
"The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate" Part 1 by Ted Chiang
Jun 05, 2019
"Flying Carpets" by Steven Millhauser
May 28, 2019
"Toward Happy Civilization" by Samanta Schweblin
May 21, 2019
"The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex" by Tobias S. Buckell
May 14, 2019
"Republica and Grau" by Daniel Alarcón
May 07, 2019
"Mister Hadj's Sunset Ride" by Saladin Ahmed
Apr 30, 2019
“The Best We Can” by Carrie Vaughn
Apr 23, 2019
"Kwoon" by Charles Johnson
Apr 16, 2019
"Free Jim's Mine" by Tananarive Due
Apr 09, 2019
"Miracle" by Tope Folarin
Apr 02, 2019
LIVE! in Boston: "Mono No Aware" by Ken Liu
Feb 12, 2019
LIVE! in New Jersey: "Driftglass" by Samuel R. Delany
Feb 05, 2019
LIVE! in DC: "A Dark Night" by Edward P. Jones
Jan 29, 2019
LIVE! in Dallas: "In the City of Martyrs" by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Jan 22, 2019
LIVE! in Toronto: "Four Stations in His Circle" by Austin Clarke
Jan 15, 2019
LIVE! in Atlanta: "The Vishakanya's Choice" by Roshani Chokshi
Jan 08, 2019
LIVE! in Austin: "Asymmetry" by Kendra Fortmeyer
Dec 18, 2018
LIVE! in Brooklyn: "Playing Nice with God's Bowling Ball" by N.K. Jemisin
Dec 11, 2018
"Morning Child" by Gardner Dozois
Oct 09, 2018
"Yiwu" by Lavie Tidhar
Oct 02, 2018
"Singing on a Star" by Ellen Klages
Sep 25, 2018
"The Cell Phones" by Karen E. Bender
Sep 18, 2018
"Jackalope Wives" by Ursula Vernon
Sep 11, 2018
"Fyrewall" by Stefani Cox
Sep 04, 2018
"Fantaisie Impromptu No. 4 in C#min, Op. 66” by Carlos Hernandez
Aug 28, 2018
"Multo" by Samuel Marzioli
Aug 21, 2018
"Fires" by Rick Bass
Aug 14, 2018
"The Last Cheng Beng Gift" by Jaymee Goh
Aug 07, 2018
"Sea Girls" by Daniel Wallace
Jul 31, 2018
"Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience TM" by Rebecca Roanhorse
Jul 24, 2018
LIVE! in Seattle: "Black Betty" by Nisi Shawl
Jun 05, 2018
LIVE! in Los Angeles: "Money Tree" by Nalo Hopkinson
May 22, 2018
LIVE! in San Francisco: "As Good as New" by Charlie Jane Anders
May 08, 2018
LIVE! in Chicago: "The Winds of Harmattan" by Nnedi Okorafor
Apr 24, 2018
"The 5:22" by George Harrar
Mar 20, 2018
"My Dear You" by Rachel Khong
Mar 13, 2018
"Different Kinds of Darkness" by David Langford
Feb 27, 2018
"Furry Night" by Joan Aiken
Feb 20, 2018
"Mrs. Perez" by Oscar Casares
Feb 06, 2018
"The Baboon War" by Nnedi Okorafor
Feb 06, 2018
"The Truth About Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar
Jan 23, 2018
"Repairing the World" by John Chu
Jan 16, 2018
Bonus Episode: "Goat" by James McBride
Oct 24, 2017
"The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu
Aug 29, 2017
"Navigators" by Mike Meginnis
Aug 22, 2017
"1000-Year-Old Ghosts" by Laura Chow Reeve
Aug 15, 2017
Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Lesley Nneka Arimah
Aug 08, 2017
"Graham Greene" by Percival Everett
Jul 18, 2017
"What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky" by Lesley Nneka Arimah
Jul 11, 2017
"Empty Places" Part Two by Richard Parks
Jul 04, 2017
"Empty Places" Part One by Richard Parks
Jun 27, 2017
"The Lighthouse Keeper" by Daisy Johnson
Jun 20, 2017
"Kin" by Bruce McAllister
Jun 13, 2017