"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. Michael Heitt clinical psychologist and associate director of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program for the Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and their affiliates
- Jerilyn Ross director of the Ross Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, CEO of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and author "Triumph Over Fear"
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