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Conversations: Harold McGee, "Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World's Smells"

On this edition of Conversations, Harold McGee talks with host Dan Skinner about “Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World’s Smells.” He is the author of the award-winning classic “On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen” and “Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Foods and Recipes.” 


Conversations: Christopher Marquis, "Better Business: How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Business"

On this edition of Conversations, Christopher Marquis talks with host Dan Skinner about “Better Business: How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Business.” Marquis is the Samuel C. Johnson Professor in Global Sustainable Enterprise and Professor of Management at Cornell University. 


Conversations: Frank Martela, "A Wonderful Life: Insights on Finding a Meaningful Existence"

On this edition of Conversations, Frank Martela talks with host Dan Skinner about “A Wonderful Life: Insights on Finding a Meaningful Existence.” Martela is a philosopher and researcher of psychology specializing in the question of meaning in life. His articles have appeared in “Scientific American Mind” and “Salon” and his research has been published extensively in numerous academic journals.

Conversations: Kathryn Nicolai, "Nothing Much Happens: Cozy & Calming Stories to Soothe Your Mind & Help You Sleep"

On this edition of Conversations, Kathryn Nicolai talks with host Dan Skinner about “Nothing Much Happens: Cozy & Calming Stories to Soothe Your Mind & Help You Sleep.” Nicolai is a Michigan-based writer. She leans on her experience as a yoga and meditation teacher to blend storytelling with brain training techniques that build better sleep habits over time. 


 

Conversations: Sonia Manzano, "A World Together"

On this edition of Conversations, Sonia Manzano talks with host Dan Skinner about her book, “A World Together,” published by National Geographic Kids. You may know Sonia Manzano best as “Maria” from Sesame Street. As part of Sesame Street, she has received 15 Emmy’s for staff writing of the show. In addition, she is an award-winning children’s book author.


Conversations: Heather Montgomery, "Who Gives a Poop? - Surprising Science from One End to the Other"

On this edition of Conversations, Heather Montgomery talks with host Dan Skinner about “Who Gives a Poop? Surprising Science from One End to the Other.” Montgomery has been a teacher for more than 20 years. She has written curriculum, trained hundreds of teachers, and helped thousands of children make friends with the natural world. 


Conversations: Valerie Tripp, "Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Absolute Hero"

On this edition of Conversations, Valerie Tripp talks with host Dan Skinner about a new series of books from National Geographic Kids. The series, written by Tripp, begins with “Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Absolute Hero.” Tripp is also part of the creative team behind the American Girl series and has written many of the books in the series. 


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