"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.”
October’s Readers’ Review panel discusses the short-short story "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin, a brief but thought-provoking tale that opens as a young woman receives the news that her husband has died in an accident.
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- Jane Stanton Hitchcock novelist, playwright, and author of the forthcoming book "Social Crimes" (Talk Miramax, June 2002)
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