Actor LeVar Burton shares his love for reading by launching the LeVar Burton Book Club in partnership with Fable. According to Burton his club is to help build “human connections.”
Burton has been a part of the PBS family’s “Reading Rainbow” and hosts the podcast “LeVar Burton Reads.” Burton chose James Baldwin’s “Go Tell It on the Mountain” as his first Fable choice.
Says Burton, “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely. This partnership will help foster the importance of storytelling while sharing my love of reading.”
Fans of Burton have lobbied for him to replace Alex Trebek, former “Jeopardy” host.