Episode 15
Cozy Nonfiction for Fall

This episode of For Real is sponsored by The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, written by Maxwell King narrated by LeVar Burtonand The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman.


The Class by Heather Won Tesario


The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy by Paige Williams

Call Them By Their True Names by Rebecca Solnit

Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply by Mark Schapiro 

The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing by Merve Emre 

The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War by Joanne Freeman

The Art of Logic in an Illogical World by Eugenia Cheng 

She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak, edited by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan, Rafeeat Aliyu 

WEEKLY THEME: Cozy Nonfiction for Fall

House of Stone by Anthony Shadid

The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking

Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman

Travels With Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck

SEGMENT THREE: Great Subtitles

Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea & of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists & Fools Including the Author Who Went in Search of Them by Donovan Hohn

Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal by Jack Kelly

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester

Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner by Judy Melinek


99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Katy Butler


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