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Non-Fiction

Conversations: Erika Engelhaupt, "Gory Details: Adventures from the Dark Side of Science"

Just in time for Halloween! On this edition of Conversations, Erika Engelhaupt talks with host Dan Skinner about National Geographic’s “Gory Details: Adventures from the Dark Side of Science.” Engelhaupt began her career as a scientist and has spent more than a decade writing and editing for top science publications, including “National Geographic,” “Science News” and NPR.


Conversations: Dr. Brian Primack, "You Are What You Click: How Being Selective, Positive, and Creative Can Transform Your Social Media Experience"

Social Media. How much is too much? On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Brian Primack talks with host Dan Skinner about “You Are What You Click: How Being Selective, Positive, and Creative Can Transform Your Social Media Experience.” Dr. Primack is internationally known for his research into the complex interrelationships between media, technology and health.


Conversations: Jeff Alworth, "The Beer Bible - Second Edition"

On this edition of Conversations, Jeff Alworth talks with host Dan Skinner about the second edition of "The Beer Bible." Alworth is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. He writes about beer, cider, and occasionally, politics. His books include: “The Secrets of Master Brewers” and “Cider Made Simple.”


Conversations: Arthur Levine, "The Great Upheaval: Higher Education's Past, Present, and Uncertain Future"

What is the future of Higher Education? On this edition of Conversations, Arthur Levine talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Great Upheaval: Higher Education’s Past, Present, and Uncertain Future.” Levine is a distinguished scholar of higher education at NYU and president emeritus of Teachers College, Columbia University and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. 


Conversations: Dr. Ray Dorsey, "Ending Parkinson's Disease: A Prescription for Action"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Ray Dorsey talks with host Dan Skinner about “Ending Parkinson’s Disease – A Prescription for Action,” which he co-authored along with three other neurologists and experts in the study of Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Dorsey is a professor of Neurology at the University of Rochester, and former Director of the Parkinson’s disease division at Johns Hopkins Medicine.


Conversations: James Rebanks, "Pastoral Song: A Farmer's Journey"

On this edition of Conversations, James Rebanks talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest book, “Pastoral Song: A Farmer’s Journey.” Rebanks is a farmer based in the Lake District of England, where his family has lived and worked for more than 600 years. His previous book, “The Shepherd’s Life,” was a New York Times bestseller.


Conversations: David Cutler, "Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation"

On this edition of Conversations, David Cutler talks with host Dan Skinner about “Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation.” Cutler is a professor in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He has served on the Council of Economic Advisors and the National Economic Council and has advised businesses and governments on health care.


Conversations: Martin Dugard, "Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights"

On this edition of Conversations, Martin Dugard talks with host Dan Skinner about “Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights.” Dugard is a bestselling author and historian who has written on topics ranging from presidents to Egyptian pharaohs. He is the coauthor of the popular “Killing” series as well as the author of “Into Africa,” “The Explorers” and “The Murder of King Tut."


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