"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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- Robert Brustein former dean of the Yale Drama School, founder of Harvard's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training, and longtime drama critic for "The New Republic"
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