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Conversations

Conversations is sometimes serious and sometimes humorous, but always informative. Host Dan Skinner shares interviews with writers about recent works of fiction and non-fiction, featuring internationally known best-selling authors as well as new voices in literature. Conversations also shares updates on the area art scene through discussions about upcoming performances and exhibits. 

Conversations: Becky Aikman, "Off The Cliff: How The Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge"

On this edition of Conversations, Becky Aikman joins us to talk about Off The Cliff: How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge. Aikman is also the author of the memoir Saturday Night Widows: The Adventures of Six Friends Remaking Their Lives. She was a journalist at Newsday, and her work has also appeared in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.


 

Conversations: Vanessa Hua, "A River of Stars"

On this edition of Conversations Vanessa Hua joins us to talk about her novel, A River of Stars. She is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of a short story collection, Deceit and Other Possibilities. For two decades, she has been writing about Asia and the Chinese Diaspora in journalism and in fiction.


 

Conversations: Sue Reed, "Climate-Wise Landscaping"

On this edition of Conversations, Sue Reed joins us to talk about Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future. Reed is a landscape architect from Massachusetts with 30 years of experience designing environmentally sound, climate-wise landscapes. She co-authored the book with botanist Genny Stibolt.


Conversations: Randy Susan Meyers, "The Widow of Wall Street"

On this edition of Conversations, Randy Susan Meyers joins us to talk about her latest novel is The Widow of Wall Street. Meyers is the bestselling author of Accidents of MarriageThe Comfort of Lies, and The Murderer’s Daughters. Her novels are informed by her work with batterers and victims of domestic violence.


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