Episode 15

Cozy Nonfiction for Fall

This episode of For Real is sponsored by The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, written by Maxwell King narrated by LeVar Burtonand The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman.

FOLLOW UP READS

The Class by Heather Won Tesario

NEW BOOKS

The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy by Paige Williams

Call Them By Their True Names by Rebecca Solnit

Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply by Mark Schapiro 

The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing by Merve Emre 

The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War by Joanne Freeman

The Art of Logic in an Illogical World by Eugenia Cheng 

She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak, edited by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan, Rafeeat Aliyu 

WEEKLY THEME: Cozy Nonfiction for Fall

House of Stone by Anthony Shadid

The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking

Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman

Travels With Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck

SEGMENT THREE: Great Subtitles

Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea & of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists & Fools Including the Author Who Went in Search of Them by Donovan Hohn

Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal by Jack Kelly

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester

Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner by Judy Melinek

READING NOW

99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Katy Butler

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