"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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- Teresa Ghilarducci professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame, and former labor representative to the PBGC
- Bradley Belt executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
- James Klein president, American Benefits Council
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