"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.”
Author A.E. Hotchner’s intimate account of his remarkable fifty-three year friendship with Hollywood icon Paul Newman. The two met on a television project in 1955. Many decades later, they started Newman’s Own food line as a prank and watched it grown into a major charitable enterprise.
- A. E. Hotchner novelist, biographer, editor, playwright and co-founder of "Newman's Own" food products, author of "Paul and ME: 53 Years of Adventures and Misadventures with My Pal Paul Newman"
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