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Non-Fiction

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.


Conversations: Marta McDowell, Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life"

On this edition of Conversations, Marta McDowell talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life – The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet. McDowell’s garden writing has appeared in popular publications such as Woman’s Day, Country Gardening and The New York Times.


Conversations: Lilly Zheng, "The Ethical Sell Out: Maintaining Your Integrity in the Age of Compromise"

On this edition of Conversations, Lily Zheng talks about The Ethical Sellout: Maintaining Your Integrity in the Age of Compromise. Zheng is an author, executive coach, and organizational consultant. She co-authored the book along with Inge Hansen.


Conversations: Melanie Joy, "Powerarchy: Understanding the Psychology of Oppression for Social Transformation"

On this edition of Conversations, Melanie Joy talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book, Powerarchy: Understanding the Psychology of Oppression for Social Transformation. Joy is a psychologist and an international speaker. She is the author of four previous books and has been recognized for her work on global non-violence.


Conversations: Phil Keith, "All Bood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard - Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy"

On this edition of Conversations, Phil Keith talks with host Dan Skinner about All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard – Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy. Phil Keith is the author of six books and holds a degree in history from Harvard. He is also a former Navy aviator who served three tours in Vietnam, where he was awarded a Purple Heart and a Presidential Unit Citation, among other decorations.


Conversations: Kari O'Driscoll, "One Teenager at a Time: Developing Self-Awareness and Critical Thinking in Adolescents"

On this edition of Conversations, Kari O’Driscoll talks with host Dan Skinner about her book One Teenager at a Time: Developing Self-Awareness and Critical Thinking in Adolescents. O'Driscoll writes about social justice, parenting, mindfulness, food and her family (with their permission).

Conversations: Emily Flake, "That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug"

On this edition of Conversations, Emily Flake talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book, That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug. Her cartoons and humorous essays run regularly in The New Yorker, The Nib and many other publications. She’s written and illustrated two books: These Things Ain’t Gonna Smoke Themselves and Mama Tried.


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