Levar Burton Reads
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- Editora: Podcast
- Duração: 125:41:04
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Lose yourself in a great story with LeVar Burton Reads. In each episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek, Roots) hand-picks a different piece of short fiction, and reads it to you.
"D.P." by Kurt Vonnegut28/02/2023 Duração: 37min
In a small German village, an orphaned boy lives at a home for "displaced persons," and puzzles over where he belongs."D.P.” from the book WELCOME TO THE MONKEY HOUSE by Kurt Vonnegut. Copyright © 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968 by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
"The Destination Star" by Gregory Marlow21/02/2023 Duração: 49min
As a generation ship hurtles toward a distant star, one of its crew members receives a rare and precious opportunity. For more from Gregory Marlow, visit www.greganimates.com/writing.html. Content advisory: illness, death
"Mister Dawn, How Can You Be So Cruel?" by Violet Allen14/02/2023 Duração: 53min
An artist works as a dream concierge, creating augmented dream packages for clients. For more from Violet Allen, visit her on Twitter @blipstress.Content advisory: mind / body control
"The Golden Hour" by Jeffrey Ford07/02/2023 Duração: 57min
A time traveler is stranded in a small town. This story appears in SOMEONE IN TIME: TALES OF TIME-CROSSED ROMANCE, published by Solaris. Find more from Jeffrey Ford at well-builtcity.com. Content advisory: suicide
"The Lady of the Yellow-Painted Library" by Tobi Ogundiran31/01/2023 Duração: 50min
A hapless salesman flees the librarian hell-bent on retrieving her lost library book. This story appears in Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction, published by Tordotcom in hardcover and e-book, and by Recorded Books in audiobook format. For more from the author, visit tobiogundiran.com.Content advisory: Explicit language, gore
"Wok Hei St" by Guan Un24/01/2023 Duração: 42min
A story of a stolen wok, magic, and manipulation. This story was originally published in Strange Horizons. You can find more of the author's work at guanun.com.
Immersive Remix: "The Foster Portfolio" by Kurt Vonnegut17/01/2023 Duração: 46min
A financial advisor meets his new client: a hardworking, unassuming man with a curious and potentially life-changing secret.
Immersive Remix: "Silver Door Diner" by Bishop Garrison10/01/2023 Duração: 48min
A waitress is jolted from her morning routine when she's visited by a mysterious child.
Immersive Remix: "The Simplest Equation" by Nicky Drayden03/01/2023 Duração: 34min
A struggling college student gains new perspective on her studies from her classmate, who's come to study from another planet. Find more of the author's work at www.nickydrayden.com.
Immersive Remix: "The Truth About Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar27/12/2022 Duração: 46min
A young girl explores her own power, and finds kinship with a bird of prey.
Immersive Remix: "The Last Cheng Beng Gift" by Jaymee Goh20/12/2022 Duração: 34min
A family matriarch takes up residence in the Underworld.
Immersive Remix: "The Usual Santas" by Mick Herron13/12/2022 Duração: 39min
A group of mall Santas celebrating Christmas Eve discover that there is a stranger in their midst. "The Usual Santas" appears in Mick Herron's collection DOLPHIN JUNCTION, published by Soho Press (US) and John Murray (UK), 2021.
"River's Giving" by Heather Shaw, Tim Pratt, and River Shaw06/12/2022 Duração: 37min
A mystical phenomenon brightens the dreary days of winter — until one year, when it suddenly stops.
"The King of Bread" by Luis Alberto Urrea29/11/2022 Duração: 48min
A boy discovers his father's hidden kingdom. This story appears in the anthology Small Odysseys: Selected Shorts Presents 35 New Stories, published by Algonquin Books. Find more from Luis Alberto Urrea at luisurrea.com.
"Family Cooking" by Ana Maria Curtis22/11/2022 Duração: 45min
A tale of complicated family relationships and magical cooking. This story was first published in Uncanny Magazine.
"Down in the Dim Kingdoms" by Tobias Buckell15/11/2022 Duração: 44min
An adventurer carried back spoils from a journey to the center of the earth. Now, his family joins him on a return trip, hoping to ensure their access to his fortune. This story appears in the anthology LOST WORLDS AND MYTHOLOGICAL KINGDOMS, available now in hardback, e-book and audio. Tobias Buckell's collection SHOGGOTHS IN TRAFFIC AND OTHER STORIES is available in paperback, e-book and audio. Content advisory: Violence, death
"#ClimbingNation" by Kim Fu08/11/2022 Duração: 49min
When an Instagram-famous rock climber comes to an untimely death, his friends and admirers gather to memorialize him. This story appears in Kim Fu's collection LESSER KNOWN MONSTERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, published by Tin House. Content advisory: Description of death
"I Was a Teenage Space Jockey" by Stephen Graham Jones01/11/2022 Duração: 43min
While on a quest to beat the high score at his local arcade, a sixth grader has an unusual, life-altering experience. For more from Stephen Graham Jones, visit www.demontheory.net. Content advisory: Descriptions of violence, death
We're Back for Season 11!25/10/2022 Duração: 03min
LeVar Burton Reads is back November 1st with stories from Stephen Graham Jones, Kim Fu, Tobias Buckell and more, in our new immersive format!
Immersive Remix: "Multo" by Samuel Marzioli25/10/2022 Duração: 39min
A man remembers a supernatural force from his childhood.