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Conversations: Craig Johnson, "Next to Last Stand"

On this edition of Conversations, Craig Johnson talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel to feature the sheriff Longmire, “Next to Last Stand.” Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire mystery series. The novels were also the inspiration for the six season “Longmire” series on Netflix. 


Conversations: Amra, Sabic-El-Rayess, "The Cat I Never Named"

On this edition of Conversations, Amra Sabic-El-Rayess talks with host Dan Skinner about her Young Adult book, “The Cat I Never Named.” Sabic-El-Rayess grew up in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After surviving ethnic cleansing and more than 1,100 days under the Serbs’ military siege, she emigrated to the United States in 1996. She is currently a professor at Columbia University. 


Conversations: Samantha Mannis, "The Friends Guide to Adulting"

On this edition of Conversations, Samantha Mannis talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Friends Guide to Adulting.” Mannis earned a degree in screenwriting at the UCLA School of Film, Television, and Digital Media and is now a full-time writer and creative. Mannis has worked for the likes of Fullscreen Media, Paramount Pictures, First Media, and Leaf Group. 


Conversations: James Hibberd, "Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Official Untold Story of the Epic Series"

On this edition of Conversations, James Hibberd talks with host Dan Skinner about “Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Official Untold Story of the Epic Series.” Hibberd is an award-winning entertainment journalist who has written thousands of stories covering the business of Hollywood across nearly two decades.


Conversations: Darin Strauss, "The Queen of Tuesday: A Lucille Ball Story"

On this edition of Conversations, Darin Strauss talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Queen of Tuesday: A Lucille Ball Story.” Strauss is the internationally bestselling author of the novels “Chang and Eng,” “The Real McCoy,” “More Than it Hurts You,” and the memoir “Half a Life." He is also a screenwriter and has a production deal with Sony Pictures Television.


Conversations: Catherine Newman, "How to be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn before You're Grown Up"

On this edition of Conversations, Catherine Newman talks with host Dan Skinner about “How to be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn before You’re Grown Up.” Newman is the author of “Waiting for Birdy,” “Catastrophic Happiness,” and “One Mixed-Up Night.” She is the etiquette columnist for “Real Simple” magazin

Conversations: Fredrik Backman, "Anxious People"

On this edition of Conversations, Fredrik Backman talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel, "Anxious People." Backman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous books including “A Man Called Ove,” “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,” “Britt-Marie Was Here,” “Beartown” and “Us Against You."


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