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 68Women of the Supreme Court

This week Alice and Kim talk about some excellent nonfiction featuring women of the Supreme Court.

Episode 67After the Final Rose

This week, Kim and Alice dive into books by and about folks in The Bachelor universe. Plus, thoughts on Obama's upcoming memoir and all sorts of new books!

Episode 66Books You Can Watch

This week Alice and Kim talk about true stories that have been turned into movies! Plus, new nonfiction about feminism, capitalism, activism, and beavers.

Episode 65Fall Nonfiction Preview

This week Alice and Kim talk about upcoming nonfiction for the rest of 2020

Episode 64Vote (Seriously, Do it!)

This week Alice and Kim talk all about voting, including some of its complications and contested history. Plus, new books on the Great Migration, caste systems, and more!

Episode 63Anti-Racist History

This week Alice and Kim talk true crime, Tudor history, and anti-racist reads for your shelf.

Episode 62When You Miss the Summer Olympics

This week Alice and Kim talk about the Summer Olympics, including some of their favorite moments, the history of the games, and memoirs by Olympic athletes.

Episode 61Travel Narratives

This week Alice and Kim talk travel books, Alaskan politics, and what the word multifarious means.

Episode 60Audiobooks Like Podcasts

This week Alice and Kim talk about some podcast-ish audiobooks you can listen to even when you don't have a commute, plus new books about voting, strippers, and murder on the high seas. 

Episode 59Pride Month Nonfiction

This week Alice and Kim talk Pride reads, new release nonfiction, and more.

Episode 58Burnout, Bravery, Happiness and Meaning

This week Alice and Kim talk about beauty pageants, Girl Scouts, '90s nostalgia through essays, and books for Mental Health Month. 

Episode 57Votes for Women!

This week Alice and Kim talk about sister suffragettes, Scandinavian mysteries, and pirates.

Episode 56For Reading After Marathoning

This week Alice and Kim talk books to read after you finishing marathoning shows like Tiger King and The Office, plus some of the best new releases from April.

Episode 55Earth Day Reads

This week Alice and Kim talk new releases, Earth Day reads and more from the world of nonfiction.

Episode 54Quarantine Reads

This week Alice and Kim talk quarantine reads, the inside scoop on royalty, and America’s youngest sommelier.