"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.”
As much as 10 percent of the American economy is comprised of illegal "underground" enterprises. In his new book, author and "Atlantic Monthly" correspondent Eric Schlosser spotlights three of the most thriving black market industries in the U.S.: pornography, marijuana, and migrant labor.
- Eric Schlosser author and "Atlantic Monthly" correspondent
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