"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.”
Some cyber security experts believe hackers may have caused the massive 2003 blackout in the Northeast.Two U.S. lawmakers recently alleged that Congressional computers were targeted by someone or some group from inside China. We talk about growing concerns over cyber attacks in the public and private sectors.
- Congressman Jim Langevin Rhode Island, D, 2nd District
- Stephen Spoonamore cyber security consultant
- Paul Kurtz cyber security consultant, formerly served as senior director, Office of Cyberspace Security at the National Security Council
- Alan Paller director of research, SANS Institute.
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