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Sandy Tolan, "The Lemon Tree"

On this edition of Conversations, Sandy Tolan talks with host Dan Skinner about a new edition of his bestselling book, “The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East,” designed for young readers. Tolan is also the author of “Children of the Stone: The Power of Music,” and “Me & Hank: A Boy and His Hero, Twenty-five Years Later.” 


Conversations: Gordon Javna, "The Greatest Know on Earth: Curiosities, Rarities & Amazing Oddities"

On this edition of Conversations, Gordon Javna talks with host Dan Skinner about “Uncle John’s Greatest Know on Earth: Curiosities, Rarities & Amazing Oddities.” Javna is the editor-in-chief and publisher of the “Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader” series, which has become the longest-running, most popular series of its kind in the publishing industry with over 15 million copies in print. 


Conversations: Brad Meltzer, "Ordinary People Change the World" series

On this edition of Conversations, Brad Meltzer talks with host Dan Skinner about two new additions to his Ordinary People Change the World Series… “I am Ann Frank” and “I am Benjamin Franklin.” Meltzer is the author of “Heroes for My Son,” “Heroes for My Daughter,” a dozen suspense novels like “The Escape Artist” and non-fiction books like “The First Conspiracy.” 


Conversations: David S. Reynolds, "ABE: Abraham Lincoln in His Times"

On this edition of Conversations, David S. Reynolds talks with host Dan Skinner about “ABE: Abraham Lincoln in His Times.” Reynolds is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His previous books include “Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography,” “Beneath the American Renaissance,” “John Brown, Abolitionist,” and “Mightier Than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America.” 


Conversations: Paige Towler, "Girls Can!: Smash Stereotypes, Defy Expectations, and Make History"

On this edition of Conversations, Paige Towler talks with host Dan Skinner about “Girls Can! – Smash Stereotypes, Defy Expectations, and Make History.” Towler is a poet whose work has appeared in the anthologies “Hey, Baby” and the “National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry,” as well as the author of “Yoga Animals.” 


Conversations: Jennifer Dasal, “ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History”

On this edition of Conversations, Jennifer Dasal talks with host Dan Skinner about “ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History.” Dasal is the curator of modern and contemporary art at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina, and host of the independent podcast “ArtCurious.” 


Conversations: Harold Holzer, "The Presidents vs. The Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media"

On this edition of Conversations, Harold Holzer talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media.” Holzer is one of the country’s leading experts on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President George W. Bush. 


Conversations: Khyati Joshi, "White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi talks with host Dan Skinner about “White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America.” Joshi is a scholar and thought leader on the intersecting issues of race, religion and immigration in the United States. Her writings, speeches, and course work focus on promoting cultural and religious pluralism. 


Conversations: Lynne Cheney, "The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation"

On this edition of Conversations, Lynne Cheney joins host Dan Skinner to talk about “The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation.” Cheney is the author or coauthor of 12 books, including six bestsellers about American history for children. Her bestselling biography “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered” was published in 2014.


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