This week Kim and Alice go down a rabbit hole talking about A League of Their Own and talk nonfiction about women in sports.
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Nonfiction in the News
Barbara Ehrenreich, author who challenged American Dream myths, dies at 81 [Washington Post]
Recommending Books Based on the Weirdest Facts They Taught Me [Book Riot]
Thinking 101: How to Reason Better to Live Better by Woo-Kyoung Ahn
Off with Her Head: Three Thousand Years of Demonizing Women in Power by Eleanor Herman
The Godmother: Murder, Vengeance, and the Bloody Struggle of Mafia Women by Barbie Latza Nadeau
Africa Is Not a Country: Notes on a Bright Continent by Dipo Faloyin
Year of the Tiger: An Activist’s Life by Alice Wong
Women in Sports
Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League by Frankie de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo
Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory by Lydia Reeder