"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.”
In history books, John Adams, second president of the United States, is often overshadowed by his fellow founding fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Noted historian David McCullough focuses on President Adams’ life and under-appreciated achievements in a new biography.
- David McCullough Author and Historian
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