"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.”
The attacks on the World Trade Center closed down Wall Street. Stock markets are scheduled to reopen on Monday. But for many industries the landscape has changed. Diane and a panel of economic experts talk about last week’s terrorist strikes and their short and longterm implications for the U.S. economy.
- Robert Shiller - duplicate record professor of economics at Yale University and author of "Irrational Exuberance" (Princeton University Press)
- Robert Hartwig chief economist at the Insurance Information Institute
- George Hager business reporter for USA Today
- James Glassman fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and host of TechCentralStation.com
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