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.

Reads for AAPI Heritage Month

This week Alice and Kim talk about books for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month plus new releases from charming superheroes, football coaches, and more.

Voting Reads

This week Alice and Kim talk voting reads.

Work, Work, Work, Work, Work

This week Alice and Kim share some books about odd jobs plus cover new nonfiction about Hong Kong, prison, and cold cases.

Nonfiction Adapted for Young Readers

This week Alice and Kim talk about nonfiction adapted for young readers.

Reading for Self Care

This week Alice and Kim chat about their current obsessions (Lincoln and fraudsters, respectively), discuss, reading for self care, and preview new nonfiction about strangers, assimilation, serial killers, and more.

Trans Women Authors

This week, Alice and Kim talk about trans women authors.

International Women’s Day Revisited

This week Alice and Kim revisit one of their favorite topics, International Women's Day, with stories from women around the world. Plus, new nonfiction about Flat Earthers, abolition, and Greek myths.

First Ladies

This week Alice and Kim talk nonfiction about the first ladies.

Episode 102Books for Black History Month

This week, Kim and Alice share reads for Black History Month, plus new nonfiction about cobalt, China, Vikings, and clothing.

Episode 1012022 Nonfiction Preview

This week Alice and Kim talk about nonfiction highlights for 2022.