"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.”
Polls show growing skepticism about the power of government. A discussion of how public perceptions are affecting current debate on healthcare, climate change, financial regulation and the role of government in our everyday lives.
- Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group
- Eleanor Clift contributing editor for "Newsweek."
- Stephen Moore is a member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board.
- Andrew Kohut director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
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