"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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- Dr. Mark Rosekind Alertness Solutions
- Peggy Gilligan deputy associate administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
- Capt. Rand Harrell Air Line Pilots Association
- Capt. Al Prest vice president of operations for the Air Transport Association
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