"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.”
To celebrate the silver anniversary of “The Silver Palate Cookbook,” the authors reunite to tell the story of how their passion for cooking led to opening a gourmet shop in Manhattan in the 1980s and a book which changed the way Americans cook and entertain.
- Sheila Lukins co-author with Julee Rosso of "The Silver Palate Cookbook," "The Silver Palate Cookbook," and "The New Basics Cookbook." The long-standing food editor of "Parade" magazine, she is also the author of "All Around the World Cookbook," "USA Celebrate," and "Celebrate!"
- Julee Rosso co-author with Shelia Lukins of "The Silver Palate Cookbook," "The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook," and "The New Basics Cookbook."She also wrote "Great Good Food" and "Fresh Start."
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