"My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante is the first of the mysterious Italian author's Neapolitan novels. The series tells the story of a life-long friendship between two working class girls in Naples. Critics have called Ferrante “one of the greatest novelists of our time.” Yet nobody knows her true identity. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “My Brilliant Friend.”
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Kathleen Hall Jamieson, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania joins guest host Susan Page to discuss her new book, "Everything You Think You Know About Politics… And Why You’re Wrong" (Basic Books). She’ll discuss conventional wisdom about both the candidates and the media, and talk about how, when it comes to politics, conventional wisdom is reliably off the mark.
- Kathleen Hall Jamieson director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania; her latest book is "Echo Chamber: Rush Limbaugh and the Conservative Media Establishment"
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