"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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- Myron Ebell director of energy and global warming policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
- Steve Cochran director of the Environmental Defense Fund's climate campaign.
- Frank Maisano specialist in energy policy at Bracewell & Giuliani, a Washington lobbying firm.
- John Broder energy and environment reporter, The New York Times.
- Jane Lubchenco administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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