"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.”
Twenty-five years ago Al Neuharth introduced the world to USA Today. His new and different newspaper is now the most read paper in the country. He talks about why the nation need a new newspaper, and what’s next for USA Today.
- Al Neuharth founder and senior advisor of the Freedom Forum. He is the former Chairman and C.E.O. of Gannett Company and the author of eight books, including his autobiography 'Confessions of an S.O.B.' He writes a weekly column for USA Today titled 'Plain Talk.'
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