"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.”
Robert Reich is the former Labor Secretary in the Clinton administration and is now seeking the Democratic nomination in Massachusetts’s gubernatorial race. He joins guest host Laura Knoy to talk about what he believes are governments’ and businesses’ responsibilities to ensure a decent life for all Americans.
- Robert Reich professor of public policy, University of California, Berkeley, and former secretary of labor under President Clinton.
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