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Conversations: Amalia Andrade, "Things You Think About When You Bite Your Nails: A Fear and Anxiety Workbook"

On this edition of Conversations, Amalia Andrade talks with host Dan Skinner about “Things You Think About When You Bite Your Nails: A Fear and Anxiety Workbook.” A bestselling author in Latin America, Amalia is at the forefront of “a revolution of emotions,” showing people how important it is to truly feel all of our feelings.


 

Conversations: Nancy Pickard, "Bigger, Better, Braver: Conquer Your Fears, Embrace Your Courage, and Transform Your Life"

On this edition of Conversations, Nancy Pickard talks with host Dan Skinner about “Bigger Better Braver: Conquer Your Fears, Embrace Your Courage, and Transform Your Life.” Pickard is a life coach with multiple certifications including being a Certified Integrative Coach through the Ford Institute for Transformational Training. She climbed Kilimanjaro at age 61.


 

Conversations: Bobbi Conner, "Unplugged Play" for Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Grade Schoolers

On this edition of Conversations, Bobbi Conner talks with host Dan Skinner about a series of activity books called “Unplugged Play.” Conner created the award-winning, public radio series “The Parents Journal” and hosted the program for 24 years. She’s also the author of “The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids,” and “Everyday Opportunities for Extraordinary Parenting.” 


Conversations: J.C. Cervantes, "The Shadow Crosser"

On this edition of Conversations, J. C. Cervantes talks with host Dan Skinner about the final book in the Storm Runner Trilogy, “The Shadow Crosser.” Cervantes is the New York Times best-selling author of “The Storm Runner” and “The Fire Keeper,” the first two books in a fantasy adventure trilogy based on Maya mythology. The book is for readers 8-14 years old.


Conversations: Dr. Gary Weitzman, "Fetch!" and "Pounce!"

On this edition of Conversations, Gary Weitzman DVM talks with host Dan Skinner about two new books published by National Geographic, “Pounce! - A how to Speak Cat Training Guide” and "Fetch! - A How to Speak Dog Training Guide.” Weitzman is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, the President and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society.

Conversations: Harold Holzer, "The Presidents vs. The Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media"

On this edition of Conversations, Harold Holzer talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media.” Holzer is one of the country’s leading experts on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President George W. Bush. 


Conversations: Sandra Goldmark, "Fixation: How to Have Stuff Without Breaking the Planet"

On this edition of Conversations, Sandra Goldmark talks with host Dan Skinner about “Fixation: How to Have Stuff Without Breaking the Planet.” Goldmark founded Fixup to develop circular-economy solutions to over consumption and waste. She is an assistant professor of Professional Practice in Theatre at Barnard College.


Conversations: Jeff VanderMeer, "A Peculiar Peril"

On this edition of Conversations, Jeff VanderMeer talks with host Dan Skinner about “A Peculiar Peril,” a book for young readers 8 to 80. VanderMeer is a Nebula Award winning author whose books include the best-selling novel, “Annihilation,” which was made into a movie in 2018. His other works include his “Southern Reach” trilogy, “Dead Astronauts,” “Borne” and “The Strange Bird.”


Conversations: Susan Goldberg, "America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs"

On this edition of Conversations, Susan Goldberg talks with host Dan Skinner about National Geographic’s “America The Beautiful: A Story in Pictures.” Goldberg is an award-winning journalist and Editor in Chief of National Geographic and Editorial Director of National Geographic Partners. 


Conversations: Dr. Marisa Porges, "What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Girls"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Marisa Porges talks with host Dan Skinner about “What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous and Resilient Girls.” She is currently the eighth head of The Baldwin School, a 130-year-old all-girls school outside of Philadelphia renowned for academic excellence and for preparing girls to be leaders and change makers.


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