"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.”
Toyota, the world’s largest car company, issues a massive recall and suspends production of some of its popular models. Ford posts a profit for the first time in four years. An update on safety issues and economic trends in the auto industry.
- David Shepardson Washington bureau chief, The Detroit News.
- Jordan Ziprin retired federal attorney
- Bill Visnic senior editor, Edmunds AutoObserver.com
- Paul Ingrassia journalist and author of "Crash Course: the American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster"
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