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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: Ann Hood, "She Loves You, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah"

Ann Hood has written numerous bestselling novels, including The Book That Matters, and The Knitting Circle, just to name a few, as well as books for young readers. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest novel for young readers and adults, She Loves You, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: One girl, one band, and the concert that changed the world.

Conversations: Amy Nobile, "Just When You're Comfortable in Your Own Skin, It Starts to Sag"

On this edition of Conversations, co-author Amy Nobile joins us to talk about her latest book, Just When You’re Comfortable in Your Own Skin, It Starts to Sag. Amy Nobile and Trisha Ashworth are the founders of ASH+AMES and the authors of the bestselling I was a Really Good Mom Before I Had Kids and I’d Trade My Husband for a Housekeeper.  

Conversations: Elizabeth Partridge, "Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam"

Elizabeth Partridge is a National Book Award finalist, Printz Honor Winner, and author of several nonfiction books for children. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest young adult book, Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam.


Conversations: August Thomas, "Liar's Candle"

In her debut novel, August Thomas tells the story of a 21-year-old intern at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, who survives a terrorist attack only to find herself fighting for her life as she tries to discover the truth behind what really happened. On this edition of Conversations, Thomas joins us to talk about Liar’s Candle, which has been described as a new kind of spy novel.

Conversations: Karen Karbo, "In Praise of Difficult Women"

Karen Karbo is the author of multiple award-winning novels, memoirs and works of nonfiction. Her “Kick-Ass Women” series includes Julia Child Rules, How Georgia Became O’Keeffe, and the international bestseller The Gospel According to Coco Chanel. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest book, In Praise of Difficult Women – Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules.


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