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Conversations: Caitlin Moscatello, "See Jane Win - The Inspiring Story of Women Changing American Politics"

On this edition of Conversations, Caitlin Moscatello talks about See Jane Win: The Inspiring Story of the Women Changing American Politics. Moscatello is a journalist and writer covering gender, reproductive rights, and politics, who has been reporting on the surge of female candidates since it began in early 2017.


Conversations: Summer Rayne Oakes, "How to Make a Plant Love You"

On this edition of Conversations, Summer Rayne Oakes talks about her book, How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart. Oakes is an environmental scientist, sustainability strategist, and entrepreneur whose work focuses on health, wellness and sustainability.


Conversations: Zack Weinersmith, "Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything"

On this edition of Conversations, Zach Weinersmith talks about Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything. Zack is the cartoonist behind the popular geek webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. He co-authored the book with Dr.

Conversations: Hayim Herring, "Connecting Generations: Bridging the Boomer, Gen X and Millennial Divide"

On this Edition of Conversations, Hayim Herring talks about Connecting Generations: Bridging the Boomer, Gen X and Millennial Divide. Herring is an author, presenter, and nonprofit organizational futurist. He has published over 60 articles and studies dealing with the intersection of technology, spirituality, and community.


 

Conversations: Gretchen McCulloch, "Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language"

On this edition of Conversations, Gretchen McCulloch talks about Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language. McCullock writes the Resident Linguist column for Wired; runs the blog All Things Linguistic; and cohosts Lingthusiasm, a podcast that’s enthusiastic about linguistics. She has a master’s in linguistics from McGill University.


 

Conversations: Karen Rinaldi, "It's Great to Suck at Something: The Unexpected Joy of Wiping Out and What It Can Teach Us About Patience, Resilience, and the Stuff that Really Matters"

It's Great to Suck at Something

On this edition of Conversations, Karen Rinaldi talks about It’s Great to Suck at Something: The Unexpected Joy of Wiping Out and What It Can Teach Us About Patience, Resilience, and the Stuff that Really Matters. Rinaldi has worked in the publishing industry for over two decades. Karen’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, Oprah.com, and Time, among other publications.


Conversations: Daniel Okrent, "The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America."

The Guarded Gate

On this edition of Conversations, Daniel Okrent talks about "The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America."  His previous books include the NY Times best-selling Last Call, and Great Fortune, which was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in history.


Conversations: Jon Steinman, "Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-Ops in the Age of Grocery Giants"

Grocery Story

On this edition of Conversations, Jon Steinman talks about Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-Ops in the Age of Grocery Giants. Steinman is the producer and host of Deconstructing Dinner, the internationally syndicated radio show, podcast and streaming television series. He is also the past director and president of Canada’s largest independent retail consumer food co-op.


Conversations: Russell Muirhead, "A Lot of People Are Saying"

On this edition of Conversations, Russell Muirhead talks about A Lot of People are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy, which he co-authored with Nancy Rosenblum. Muirhead is the Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics at Dartmouth College. His previous books include The Promise of Party in a Polarized Age and Just Work.


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