"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.”
The Senate opens debate this week on energy legislation. We’ll hear different perspectives on some of the more controversial provisions of the legislation including fuel efficiency standards and a mandate for coal-based liquid fuel
- John Ward VP, marketing and public affairs, Headwaters, a Utah-based energy firm
- Karen Wayland legislative director, NRDC
- John Fialka environment and energy reporter for "The Wall Street Journal," Washington bureau
- Charles Territo communications director, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers.
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