"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.”
Guest Host: Andrea Seabrook
In 1960, author Deborah Larsen followed her calling to be a nun and entered the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In a new memoir she describes her life there, and how the prayer, discipline, and study–and the people she met–drew her back to the outside world.
- Deborah Larsen author of "The White" and "Stitching Porcelain."
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