"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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- Susan Moeller director, International Center for Media and the Public Agenda and associate professor, Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. Author of "Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death."
- Jerilyn Ross director of the Ross Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, CEO of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and author "Triumph Over Fear"
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