Well over a year later, Julia and Victoria face their fears of long page counts and return to Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan series with The Story of a New Name. They discuss the complexity and ingenuity of Ferrante’s depiction of womanhood, and how much they hate Nino Sarratorre.
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Mentioned in the Episode:
Book Club episode: My Brilliant Friend
Book Club episode: Pachinko
Book Club episode: Take a Hint, Dani Brown
Read the rest of Ferrante’s Neapolitan series
Ferrante’s newest release The Lying Life of Adults
My Brilliant Friend on HBO
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