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 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.

Episode 53Snake Math!

This week Alice and Kim talk about women in Congress, crossword puzzles, and two scary subjects, snakes and math!

Episode 52International Women’s Day, Revisited

This week Alice and Kim talk about popular self-help books, admit to sometimes reading fiction, and revisit one of their favorite podcast topics, books to celebrate International Women's Day!

Episode 51Black History Month Reads

This week Alice and Kim talk Black History Month nonfiction reads for your TBR shelf.

Episode 5050 Books for 50 Episodes

This week Alice and Kim highlight 50 awesome nonfiction books to celebrate their 50th episode!

Episode 49Classic Hollywood Scandals

This week Alice and Kim talk classic Hollywood scandals and history, with some nonfiction picks to help you dive into the backstage world of 20th century film.

Episode 48Exciting Nonfiction Coming in 2020

This week Alice and Kim talk about the failure of their 2019 reading resolutions and look ahead to some of the books they’re excited about in 2020.

Episode 472019 Nonfiction Favorites

This week Alice and Kim talk favorite nonfiction reads of 2019, including the women of Disney, a very lonely whale, and how to stop stress in its tracks.