"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.”
Diane and her guests talk about the massive charitable response to last month’s terrorist attacks, and what official aid is forthcoming to the families of victims, to businesses, and to others who incurred substantial losses in the attacks.
- Robert A. Clifford chair of the American Bar Association's Task Force on Terrorism and the Law
- Larry Zensinger director of the recovery division of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Daniel Borochoff president of the American Institute of Philanthropy
- Dr. Bernadine Healy health editor, U.S. News & World Report; former director, National Institutes of Health; former director, the American Red Cross; author, "Living Time: Faith and Facts to Transform Your Cancer Journey."
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