Episode 8: Nonfiction November Reading Recommendations, why we read nonfiction and how we select audiobooks for our varied reading tastes

It’s November! We’re ready to say goodbye to the leaves on the trees and say hello to all of the nonfiction books we’ve been meaning to read. In this episode, we answer a listener question about how to select audiobooks for road trips, chat about what we like in our nonfiction, and walk you through our TBR lists for this month.




Show Notes:

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Paddle Your Own Canoe by Nick Offerman

This Will Only Hurt A Little by Busy Phillips


When Pride Still Mattered by David Maraniss

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow

Educated by Tara Westover

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

You Learn by Living by Eleanor Roosevelt

Grant by Ron Chernow

Relentless Strike by Sean Naylor

Tell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli

The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin

What Unites Us by Dan Rather

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

What Truth Sounds Like by Michael Eric Dyson

Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose

How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton

Bad Blood by John Carreyou

The Outsider by Stephen King

On Writing by Stephen King

Eloquent Rage by Brittany Cooper

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris

Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris

Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris

The Passing of the Armies by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain



  1. Larissa on January 9, 2020 at 12:18 pm

    You two are so great to listen to.

    • Chelsey on January 9, 2020 at 4:37 pm

      Thank you for listening!

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