"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.”
After an historic Senate Finance committee vote, health care legislation takes another step forward. A panel of journalists joins Diane to discuss what’s next in the battle over health care and the other top domestic stories of the week.
- Jackie Calmes national correspondent, The New York Times.
- David Welna congressional correspondent, NPR.
- John Dickerson chief political correspondent for Slate.com and CBS political analyst and contributor. Author of "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star."
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