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Conversations: Andy Greene, The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s

On this edition of Conversations, Andy Greene talks with host Dan Skinner about about “The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s.” Greene is a senior writer for Rolling Stone, where he's worked for the past 15 years.


Conversations: Amy Evans, "A Good Meal Is Hard to Find: Storied Recipes from the Deep South"

On this edition of Conversations, Amy Evans talks with host Dan Skinner about “A Good Meal Is Hard to Find: Storied Recipes from the Deep South.” She co-authored the book with Martha Hall Foose. Evans is an artist and a storyteller. She spent more than a decade documenting Southern food culture through oral history fieldwork.


Conversations: Chip Walter, "Immortality, Inc. - Renegade Science, Silicon Valley Billions, and the Quest to Live Forever"

On this edition of Conversations, Chip Walter talks with host Dan Skinner about "Immortality, Inc: Renegade Science, Silicon Valley Billions, and the Quest to Live Forever." Walter is a science author, filmmaker and former CNN bureau chief whose books include "Last Ape Standing and Thumbs, Toes, and Tears."


Conversations: James Shapiro, "Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Our Future"

On this edition of Conversations, James Shapiro talks with host Dan Skinner about about his latest book, Shakespeare in a Divided America: What his Plays Tell Us about Our Past and Our Future. Shapiro is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where he has taught since 1985. He has written several award-winning books on Shakespeare. 


Conversations: Angelou Ezeilo, "Engage, Connect, Protect: Empowering Diverse Youth as Environmental Leaders"

On this edition of Conversations, Angelou Ezeilo talks with host Dan Skinner about her book, "Engage, Connect, Protect: Empowering Diverse Youth as Environmental Leaders." Ezeilo is founder and CEO of the Greening Youth Foundation. She is a member of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights' Women in Solidarity Society and a 2016 Ashoka Fellow.


Conversations: Jerry Saltz, "How to be an Artist"

On this edition of Conversations, Jerry Saltz talks with host Dan Skinner about his book, “How to be an Artist.” Saltz is the senior art critic at New York magazine and its entertainment site Vulture. He is the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Criticism and a 2019 National Magazine Award. Before joining New York magazine in 2007, Saltz was a critic for The Village Voice since 1998.

Conversations: Richard Cahan, "River of Blood: American Slavery from the People Who Lived It"

On this edition of Conversations, Richard Cahan talks with host Dan Skinner about "River of Blood: American Slavery from the People Who Lived It." Cahan is a journalist who writes about photography, art and history. Working together as photo historians, Richard Cahan and Michael Williams have authored more than a dozen books based on major photo collections.


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