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Conversations: Joel Sartore, "The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals"

On this edition of Conversations, Joel Sartore talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest book with National Geographic, “The Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the World’s Animals.” Sartore is a photographer, speaker, author, teacher and a 25-year contributor to National Geographic magazine. His previous books include “Birds of the Photo Ark” and “Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species.”


Conversations: Soman Chainani, "The School for Good and Evil: One True King"

On this edition of Conversations, Soman Chainani talks with host Dan Skinner about “The School of Good and Evil: One True King.” The novel is the sixth and final book in the bestselling series. He also discusses how "The School for Good and Evil" is being made into a movie for Netflix, directed by Paul Feig.  


Conversations: Rachel Lance, "In The Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine"

On this edition of Conversations, Rachel Lance talks with host Dan Skinner about “In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine.” Lance is a biomedical engineer who specializes in patterns of injury and trauma. She works as an Assistant Consulting Professor at Duke University, where she conducts research at the Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology. 


Conversations: John Kenney, "Love Poems for Anxious People"

On this edition of Conversations, John Kenney talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest collection of poetry, “Love Poems for Anxious People.” Kenney is the New York Times bestselling author of the humorous poetry collections “Love Poems for Married People” and “Love Poems for People with Children.” His novels include “Talk to Me” and “Truth in Advertising,” which won the Thurber Priz

Conversations: Robert J. Sawyer, "The Oppenheimer Alternative"

On this edition of Conversations, Robert J. Sawyer talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel, “The Oppenheimer Alternative.” Sawyer is one of only eight writers in history to win all three of science fiction’s highest awards: The Hugo, The Nebula, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. The novel is an alternate history about the men who invented the atomic bomb. 


Conversations: Talia Pollock, "Party in Your Plants: 100+ Plant-Based Recipes and Problem-Solving Strategies to Help You Eat Healthier (Without Hating Your Life)"

On this edition of Conversations, Talia Pollock talks with host Dan Skinner about “Party in Your Plants: 100+ Plant-Based Recipes and Problem-Solving Strategies to Help You Eat Healthier (Without Hating Your Life).” Pollock is a writer, speaker, plant-based chef, TV personality, and health and empowerment coach.

Conversations: Ariana Neumann, "When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains"

On this edition of Conversations, Ariana Neumann talks with host Dan Skinner about “When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains.” Neumann was born and grew up in Venezuela. She previously worked as a foreign correspondent for Venezuela’s “The Daily Journal,” and her writing has also appeared in “The European.” 


Conversations: Roshani Chokshi, "Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes"

On this edition of Conversations, Roshani Chokshi talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book in the Pandava series, “Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes.” Chokshi is the author of the best-selling Young Adult books, “The Star-Touched Queen” and “The Gilded Wolves.” She also wrote two previous books in the Pandava series, “Aru Shah and the End of Time” and its sequel, “Aru Shah and the Song of Death.” 


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