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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.

For Real Book Riot

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

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.

    Holiday Gift Guide

    Holiday Gift Guide

    This week Alice and Kim talk about nonfiction picks for holiday gifts.

    • 44 min
    Fell in a Hole (AKA True Stories Underground)

    Fell in a Hole (AKA True Stories Underground)

    This week Alice and Kim dig deep for nonfiction about things you find underground, plus share new nonfiction about sports, food, and history.

    • 45 min
    Arab Women Writers

    Arab Women Writers

    This week Kim and Alice talk about books by Arab women writers, plus new nonfiction about gene patents, colonialism in the 1860s, and medieval manuscripts.

    • 47 min
    Spooky Nonfiction

    Spooky Nonfiction

    This week Alice and Kim talk about creepy, spooky, and scary nonfiction for the Halloween season.

    • 42 min
    Hispanic Heritage Month

    Hispanic Heritage Month

    This week Alice and Kim highlight nonfiction books by Hispanic and Latinx authors.

    • 40 min
    The One With Mary Roach

    The One With Mary Roach

    This week Kim and Alice interview nonfiction powerhouse Mary Roach about renegade animals, tiger penises, and her amazing use of footnotes. Plus, new nonfiction about Chicago, online shopping, and segregation.

    • 45 min

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