"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. Jaques Rossouw acting director of the Women's Health Initiative at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
- Dr. Donna Hurlock gynecologist and certified menopause clinician
- Dr. Rosemary Robertson immediate past president of the American Heart Association
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