"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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- Anne Kornblut reporter, "The Washington Post."
- Rob Christensen chief political writer, "The News and Observer" (Raleigh, North Carolina); author "The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics"
- Adam Smith political editor, St. Petersburg Times
- Brian Vargus professor of political science, Indiana University
- Charles Mahtesian national politics editor, Politico
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