"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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- David Fahrenthold Washington Post environmental reporter.
- George Barisich 3rd generation American-Croatian commercial fisherman. He is President of the United Commercial Fisherman's Association in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.
- Don Kraemer Acting Deputy Director of F.D.A.'s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
- Steve Murawski Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor for NOAA - the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
- Caroline Smith DeWaal director of food safety for the Center for Science in the Public Interest
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