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Conversations

Conversations is sometimes serious and sometimes humorous, but always informative. Host Dan Skinner shares interviews with writers about recent works of fiction and non-fiction, featuring internationally known best-selling authors as well as new voices in literature. Conversations also shares updates on the area art scene through discussions about upcoming performances and exhibits. 

Conversations: Dr. Rachel Pruchno, "Beyond Madness: The Pain and Possibilities of Serious Mental Illness"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Rachel Pruchno talks with host Dan Skinner about “Beyond Madness: The Pain and Possibilities of Serious Mental Illness.” Dr. Pruchno is a decades-long mental health professional, Director of Research at the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, and Endowed Professor of Me

Conversations: Daniel Silva, "Portrait of an Unknown Woman"

Are forgeries common in the art world? On this edition of Conversations, Daniel Silva talks with host Dan Skinner about his 25th novel, and the latest to feature the character Gabriel Allon, “Portrait of an Unknown Woman.” Silva is a New York Times bestselling author who is best known for his long-running thriller series starring spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon.


Conversations: Ellen Jovin, "Rebel with a Clause - Tales and Tips from a Roving Grammarian"

On this edition of Conversations, Ellen Jovin talks with host Dan Skinner about “Rebel with a Clause: Tales and Tips from a Roving Grammarian.” Jovin is a co-founder of Syntaxis, a communication skills training consultancy. She visited 49 cities across the nation, setting up her Grammar Table, answering grammar questions and dispensing advice. 


Conversations: Jessica Nabongo, "The Catch Me If You Can: One Woman's Journey to Every Country in the World"

On this edition of Conversations, Jessica Nabongo talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Catch Me If You Can – One Woman’s Journey to Every Country in the World.” She completed her journey as the firs

Conversations: Eden Collinsworth, "What the Ermine Saw - The Extraordinary Journey of Leonardo da Vinci's Most Mysterious Portrait"

On this edition of Conversations, Eden Collinsworth talks with host Dan Skinner about "What the Ermine Saw – The Extraordinary Journey of Leonardo da Vinci’s Most Mysterious Portrait.”

Conversations: Janet M. Ruane & Karen A. Cerulo, "Dreams of a Lifetime: How Who We Are Shapes How We Imagine Our Future"

On this edition of Conversations, sociologists Karen A. Cerulo and Janet M. Ruane talk with host Dan Skinner about “Dreams of a Lifetime: How Who We Are Shapes How We Imagine our Future.” Their study shows that economic status, age, gender, and race all impact how we think about our futures. 


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