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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.

This week Alice and Kim talk Islam, Christianity, and Scientology memoirs. Subscribe to For Real using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. For more nonfiction recommendations, sign up for our True Story newsletter, edited by Alice Burton. This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission. Follow Up April 24: Readathon and Independent Bookstore Day Nonfiction in the News Amanda Seyfried to Play Elizabeth Holmes in Hulu Series ‘The Dropout’ [Variety] Simon & Schuster Acquires Mike Pence’s Autobiography [Publishers Weekly] Why Would Anyone Pay Andrew Cuomo $4 Million for a Book? [New Republic] New Nonfiction My Broken Language: A Memoir by Quiara Alegría Hudes Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet by Chelsea Wald Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less by Leidy Klotz From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement by Paula Yoo Quick Mentions Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden O’Keefe Children Under Fire: An American Crisis by John Woodrow Cox Religious Memoirs God Land: A Story of Faith, Loss, and Renewal in Middle America by Lyz Lenz Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper I Should Have Honor: A Memoir of Hope and Pride in Pakistan by Khalida Brohi Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill Reading Now A Promised Land by Barack Obama Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson CONCLUSION You can find us on SOCIAL MEDIA – @itsalicetime and @kimthedork. Amazing Audio Editing for this episode was done by Jen Zink. RATE AND REVIEW on Apple Podcasts so people can find us more easily, and subscribe so you can get our new episodes the minute they come out. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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