"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.”
Guest Host: Katty Kay
The author of “The Time Traveler’s Wife” returns with a new novel set near a famed London cemetery. It’s a mystery, a ghost story, and a love story rolled into one.
Audrey Niffenegger stayed after the show to answer a few questions we couldn’t get to on the air.
- Audrey Niffenegger a visual artist and a guide at Highgate Cemetery; author of "The Time Traveler's Wife" and two illustrated novels, "The Three Incestuous Sisters" and "The Adventuress."
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