"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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- Maria Mudd Ruth author of more than a dozen books on natural history topics and former researcher and writer for The National Geographic Society and editor of Traveler magazine.
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