"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.”
Peter Singer is a philosopher and professor of bioethics at Princeton University. He’s most famous for his book "Animal Liberation," which was one of the seminal texts of the animal rights movement. He’s also highly controversial for his views on euthanasia and the responsibility of the world’s affluent for the world’s poor. He talks with Diane about his new book, which brings together for the first time his most influential writings.
- Peter Singer author, philosopher, and professor of bioethics at Princeton University
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