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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 Baldacci, "Daylight"

On this edition of Conversations, David Baldacci talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel, “Daylight.”  Baldacci is a global #1 bestselling author with over 130 million worldwide sales. He is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. 


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: Lee Matthew Goldberg, "The Ancestor"

On this edition of Conversations, Lee Matthew Goldberg talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel, "The Ancestor.” Goldberg’s previous novels include “The Desire Card,” “The Mentor” and “Stow Down.” He is also the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Fringe, dedicated to publishing fiction that's outside-of-the-box.


Conversations: Kwame Mbalia, "Tristan Strong Destroys the World"

On this edition of Conversations, talks with host Dan Skinner about the second book in the trilogy, “Tristan Strong Destroys the World.” Mbalia is the New York Times best-selling author of “Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky.” Among other honors the novel was named to best-of-the-year lists compiled by Publishers Weekly, the Chicago Public Library, and the New York Times. 


Conversations: Ally Condie, "Matched" - 10th Anniversary Reissue

On this edition of Conversations, Ally Condie talks with host Dan Skinner about the Deluxe Gold Edition reissue of “Matched” which was first published in 2010. Condie is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling “Matched” trilogy and co-author of the “Darkdeep” middle grade series. A former English teacher, she is also the founder and director of the nonprofit WriteOut Foundation


Conversations: Roman Mars, "99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design"

On this edition of Conversations, Roman Mars talks with host Dan Skinner about “The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to The Hidden World of Everyday Design.” Mars in the creator and host of “99% Invisible,” a podcast exploring architecture and design. In 2013, Fast Company named Mars one of the 100 Most Creative People.


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: Julie C. Dao, "Broken Wish"

On this edition of Conversations, Julie C. Dao talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel, "Broken Wish." Dao is the author of the acclaimed Rise of the Empress duology, including “Forest of a Thousand Lanterns” and “Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix,” as well as the follow-up novel “Song of the Crimson Flower.”


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