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For Real

For Real is a biweekly nonfiction podcast that puts the spotlight on new books and old favorites that tell it like it is, or at least try to.

Episode 81Religious Memoirs

This week Alice and Kim talk Islam, Christianity, and Scientology memoirs.

Episode 80Great Books by #AAPI Writers

This week Alice and Kim fangirl over Phoebe Robinson and share some favorite stories from East Asian writers.

Episode 79Musician Nonfiction

This week Alice and Kim talk about music nonfiction, including behind-the scenes narratives, memoirs, and guides.

Episode 78Celebrating International Women’s Day

This week, Kim and Alice revisit a favorite holiday, International Women's Day, with true stories about women around the world. Plus, new nonfiction about medical history, flight attendants, and more.

Episode 77New Nonfiction by Black Authors

This week Alice and Kim talk new nonfiction releases by Black authors.

Episode 76Epic (and True) Love Stories

This week Alice and Kim share books about some of their favorite epic love stories and gush about some new (and awesome) historical true crime.

Episode 75Easy Nonfiction to Start the Year

This week, Alice and Kim recommend easy nonfiction reads to start your year.

Episode 7421 Anticipated Books to Start 2021

This week Alice and Kim preview 21 of their most-anticipated new books from the first half of 2021. Plus, they discuss reading plans for the year and some of the best-reviewed books of 2020.

Episode 732020 Nonfiction Favorites

This week Alice and Kim talk favorite nonfiction reads of 2020.

Episode 72Terrible and Wonderful Families

This week Alice and Kim share books about familes, plus new nonfiction about mediocre white dudes, Mexican revolutionaries, and more.