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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.
||Clean1: International Women's Day||This week, Alice and Kim discuss Idaho extremists, the women who made the internet, and how closely you should identify with Lord Byron (among other things). We're sponsored this week by: She Caused a Riot: 100 Unknown Women Who Built Cities, Sparked Revolutions, and Massively Crushed It by Mackenzi Lee Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful by Stephanie Wittels Wachs NEW RELEASES Educated by Tara Westover (February 20th, 2018) Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet by Claire L. Evans (March 6, 2018) Fisherman's Blues by Anna Badkhen (March 13, 2018) The Wonder Down Under: The Insider's Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and Reality of the Vagina by Ellen Støkken Dahl and Nina Brochmann (March 6, 2018) THEME OF THE WEEK: International Women's Day In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War by Leymah Gbowee A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa by Alexis Okeowo FICTION/NONFICTION White Houses by Amy Bloom Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates and World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay Who Is the Black Panther by Jesse Holland Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack WHAT WE'RE READING I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara Double Bind: Women on Ambition by Robin Romm THE EXTRA STUFF Books mentioned in passing: The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt The Radium Girls by Kate Virgin: The Untouched History by Hanne Blank Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim Other Media: The Dork Forest podcast (Michelle McNamara episodes) 100 Must-Read Titles About Women's History||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Heart Nonfiction||Kim Ukura and Alice Burton introduce For Real and talk favorite types of nonfiction and what they're reading now.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun way to get book recommendations
What a fun podcast! I love reading and am always looking for recommendations. I’m not the biggest fan of non-fiction, but Kim & Alice make me want to read ALL the non-fiction. It made me laugh out loud multiple times. Can’t wait for the next one!
So excited for this podcast!
Can’t wait to hear more episodes of For Real. Alice and Kim make a delightful duo!
Super-excited for this one. I am intrigued by non-fiction but I get overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, so having Alice and Kim as hilarious and enthusiastic guides is exactly what I need!