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.
This week Alice and Kim chat about new November releases! Alice makes the Crusades sound interesting, Kim ponders likability and leadership, and both struggle with what to call nonfiction graphic novels.
This week Alice and Kim talk plagues, Disney, and what Harry Houdini really thought about spiritualism.
This week Alice and Kim talk about some excellent new memoirs and dive deep into books about monsters.
This week Alice and Kim talk about the National Book Award longlist, cozy books, and the best pig there ever was.
This week Alice and Kim take a deep dive into eight great new books coming out in early September!
This week Alice and Kim talk underdog robots, a school with no tests, and monsters of the Midwest.
This week Alice and Kim talk about Barack Obama's summer nonfiction picks, the world's deadliest predator, and true stories inside cults and places with cult-like thinking.
This week Alice and Kim talk books for book lovers, Anna the fake heiress, and one of the most astounding women in the Roman world.
This week Alice and Kim talk about the Space Race, recommend books to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and laugh at moon conspiracy theories.
This week Alice and Kim talk assassins, night witches, and the serial killer who was almost impossible to catch.
This week Alice and Kim talk ridiculously long subtitles and books about the ocean, from the science of jellyfish to the true story of the mutiny on the Bounty.
This week Alice and Kim talk about witches, Jehovah's Witnesses, fungus-inspired crime, and what nonfiction to read for Pride Month.
This week Kim and guest host Liberty Hardy talk new books and their favorite nonfiction of the year so far.
This week Alice and Kim talk about Soviet spy cats, French history, and Harper Lee and a murder trial.
This week Alice and Kim talk about spelling bee horror stories, why you should read about ancient scrolls, and nonfiction to read if you love (or even just sort of like) Star Wars.