"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.”
Please join Diane and her panel this month as they discuss Eudora Welty’s memoir “One Writer’s Beginning.” Ms. Welty discusses growing up in the South and how her family and surroundings influenced her personality and writing.
- E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Suzanne Marrs Professor of English and Welty Foundation Scholar in Residence at Millsaps College. She is the author of numerous books and articles on Eudora Welty, including 'Eudora Welty: A Biography.'
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