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Conversations: Michelle Miller-Adams, "The Path to Free College: In Pursuit of Access, Equity, and Prosperity"

On this edition of Conversations, Michelle Miller-Adams talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Path to Free College: In Pursuit of Access, Equity, and Prosperity.” Miller-Adams is a researcher and professor of political science, the author of two previous books, and a consultant for states and cities about the Promise College Movement.


Conversations: Pam Jenoff, "The Woman with the Blue Star"

On this edition of Conversations, Pam Jenoff talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest work of historical fiction, “The Woman with the Blue Star.” Jenoff is the author of several books of historical fiction, including the bestsellers “The Orphan’s Tale” and “The Lost Girls of Paris.” She is an authority on World War II history and the Holocaust.


Conversations: Jennifer Weiner, "That Summer"

On this edition of Conversations, Jennifer Weiner talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel, "That Summer." Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seventeen books, including “Big Summer,” “Mrs. Everything,” and the children’s book “The Littlest Bigfoot.” In total, she has over 15 million books in print, published in 39 countries.


Conversations: Gabrielle Bluestone, "HYPE: How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet - and Why We're Following"

On this edition of Conversations, Gabrielle Bluestone talks with host Dan Skinner about “HYPE: How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet – and Why We’re Following.” Bluestone is a journalist whose writing has appeared in numerous publications including the “New York Times,” and “Washington Post.” She is also the Emmy-nominated producer of Netflix’s documentary “Fyre.” She exposed the Fyre Festival as a scam whil

Conversations: Jeffery Deaver, "The Final Twist"

On this edition of Conversations, Jeffery Deaver talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel featuring the character Colter Shaw, it’s an action-packed suspense thriller called “The Final Twist.” Deaver is the #1 international bestselling and award-winning author of more than forty novels, three collections of short stories, and a nonfiction law book. In addition to being an author, Deaver is a former journalist, folksinger, and attorney. 


Conversations: Jocelyn C. Zuckerman, “Planet Palm: How Palm Oil Ended Up in Everything – And Endangered the World”

On this edition of Conversations, Jocelyn C. Zuckerman talks with host Dan Skinner about “Planet Palm: How Palm Oil Ended Up in Everything – And Endangered the World.” Zuckerman has written for “Fast Company,” “The American Prospect,” “Vogue,” and many other publications. Zuckerman is also the former deputy editor of “Gourmet,” articles editor of “OnEarth,” and executive editor of “Modern Farmer.”


Conversations: Ashley Elston, "10 Truths and a Dare"

On this edition of Conversations, Ashley Elston talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest YA novel, "10 Truths and a Dare." Elston is the author of several novels including: “10 Blind Dates,” “The Rules for Disappearing,” “This Is Our Story,” and “The Lying Woods.” Although written for a young adult audience, Elston's novels have many adult readers as well.


Conversations: Dorothy Wickenden, "The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights"

On this edition of Conversations, Dorothy Wickenden talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women’s Rights.” Wickenden has served as the executive editor of The New Yorker since January 1996.

Conversations: Andrew H. Knoll, “A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters.”

On this edition of Conversations, Andrew H. Knoll, talks with host Dan Skinner about “A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters.” Knoll is the Fisher Professor of Natural History at Harvard University. Professor Knoll’s research focuses on the early evolution of life, Earth’s environmental history, and the interconnections between the two.  


Conversations: Julia Sweig, "Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight"

On this edition of Conversations, Julia Sweig talks with host Dan Skinner about “Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight.” Sweig is an award-winning author of books on Cuba, Latin America, and American foreign policy. She served as a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations for fifteen years and she is a senior research fellow at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.


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