"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.”
One of the most important, but often most difficult, thing for a parent to do is say ‘no’ to their child. But saying no lays the foundation for vital skills including self-reliance, self-discipline and integrity. A look at the importance of saying ‘no.’
- David Walsh president and founder of the National Institute on Media and the Family in Minneapolis.
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