"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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- Joan Lappe professor of nursing and medicine at the Creighton University School of Medicine and investigator with Creighton's Osteoporosis Research Center.
- Joan McGowan Director, Musculoskeletal Diseases Branch and the Bone Diseases Program at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
- Paul Coates Director, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health
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