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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: Dr. Michael Roizen, "The What to Eat When Cookbook"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Michael Roizen talks with host Dan Skinner about “The What to Eat When Cookbook: 135+ Deliciously Timed Recipes.” Roizen is emeritus chief wellness officer at Cleveland Clinic and the author of four No. 1 New York Times best-selling books on health and diet. More info at whenway.com


Conversations: Denene Millner of Denene Millner Books

On this edition of Conversations, Denene Millner talks with host Dan Skinner about forming her own publishing imprint, "Denene Millner Books" and the books to be found under that umbrella. Millner is a journalist, television show host, and best-selling author who has written and collaborated on 32 critically acclaimed books. 


Conversations: Ann Bausum, "Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair: Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge"

On this edition of Conversations, Ann Bausum talks with host Dan Skinner about “Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair: Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge.” Bausum is an award-winning children's book author who brings history to life by connecting readers to personal stories from the past that echo in the present day.


Conversations: Rabbi Steve Leder, "The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift"

On this edition of Conversations, Steve Leder talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift.” Leder is the Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles and the author of “The Extraordinary Nature of Ordinary Things,” “More Money Than God,” and the bestseller “More Beautiful Than Before.” 


Conversations: Trudi Trueit, "National Geographic Explorer Academy: The Tiger's Nest"

On this edition of Conversations, Trudi Trueit talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book in the National Geographic “Explorer Academy” series: “The Tiger’s Nest.” Trueit is the author of the “Explorer Academy” series. She's written more than a hundred books for young readers, both fiction and nonfiction. Her fiction novels include “The Sister Solution,” “Stealing Popular,” and the “Secrets of a Lab Rat” series.


Conversations: Hunter Clarke-Fields, "Raising Good Humans: A Mindful Guide to Breaking the Cycle of Reactive Parenting and Raising Kind, Confident Kids"

On this edition of Conversations, Hunter Clarke-Fields talks with host Dan Skinner about “Raising Good Humans: A Mindful Guide to Breaking the Cycle of Reactive Parenting and Raising Kind, Confident Kids.” Clarke-Fields is a mindfulness mentor, host of the “Mindful Mama” podcast, and creator of the “Mindful Parenting” online course. 


Conversations: Marla Conn, "The Reading House"

On this edition of Conversations, Marla Conn talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Reading House.” Conn is a reading and literary specialist in Elementary Education and Reading. She has more than 27 years of experience as an educational consultant and is the creator of the Dear Dragon Developing Readers, and Read-Ability, an educational consulting company. 


Conversations: Piet Knetsch, Theatre Lawrence, "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?"

On this edition of Conversations, Piet Knetsch talks about directing the Theatre Lawrence production of “Have You Now or Have You Ever Been?” Knetsch describes the play and the challenges of translating the play to video in addition to COVID-19 precautions for cast and crew. The production will be presented as a stream February 5 through 7. Tickets are available at theatrelawrence.com


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