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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...

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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...

    "The Regression Test" by Wole Talabi

    "The Regression Test" by Wole Talabi

    A woman helps to test the artificial intelligence based on the mind of her mother, a brilliant thinker. "The Regression Test" appears in Wole Talabi's collection INCOMPLETE SOLUTIONS from Luna Press.

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    • 41 min
    "Alluvial Deposits" by Percival Everett

    "Alluvial Deposits" by Percival Everett

    A government contractor deals with everyday frustrations in a small town. "Alluvial Deposits" appears in Percival Everett's collection DAMNED IF I DO. Check out other titles from Graywolf Press, including WILD SWIMS and BRING ME THE HEAD OF QUENTIN TARANTINO, at graywolfpress.org.


    Content advisory: racial slur, hateful language

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    • 50 min
    "Daddy" by Damion Wilson

    "Daddy" by Damion Wilson

    A woman struggles to understand why her elderly father has begun to spontaneously teleport. 

     

    Content advisory: drug addiction, illness, death

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    • 37 min
    "The Takeback Tango" by Rebecca Roanhorse

    "The Takeback Tango" by Rebecca Roanhorse

    A teenage thief embarks on a mission to reclaim her people's sacred treasures. First published in A UNIVERSE OF WISHES in 2020 in the United States by Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC, New York. Find more from Rebecca at www.rebeccaroanhorse.com.

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    • 41 min
    "Silver Door Diner" by Bishop Garrison

    "Silver Door Diner" by Bishop Garrison

    A waitress is jolted from her morning routine when she's visited by a mysterious child.

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    • 49 min
    Season 8... Coming Soon!

    Season 8... Coming Soon!

    The wait is nearly over! Join us for Season 8 of LeVar Burton Reads, beginning next week and featuring stories from Rebecca Roanhorse, Tobias Wolff, Bishop Garrison, Damion Wilson and more.

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    • 2 min

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