For Real is sponsored this week by Book Riot Insiders, In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent’s Relentless Pursuit of the Nation’s Worst Predators by Jeffrey Rinek from BenBella Books and Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom by Ariel Burger.
Holiday Gift Guide Episode! Email firstname.lastname@example.org by November 20th if you need a nonfiction recommendation for a present, or want a book to put on your own gift list.
Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome by Venki Ramakrishnan
Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the “Powerless” Woman Who Took on Washington by Patricia Miller
Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward by Gemma Hartley
First Comes Marriage: My Not-So-Typical American Love Story by Huda Al-Marashi
Dirty Tricks: Nixon, Watergate, and the CIA by Shane O’Sullivan
Beyonce in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley
WEEKLY THEME: Book Awards!
Shortlist: The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantu
Longlist: High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing by Ben Austen
Finalist: Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh
Longlist: One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson
SEGMENT THREE: Colonialism
The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation by Colin G. Calloway (Oxford University Press)
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. Mann
Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War by Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple
Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll
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