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Elena Ferrante

  1. close reads
    My Brilliant Friend and the Relatable Horror of Elena’s ZitsIt isn’t merely that teenage Elena has acne, but how exquisitely all those pimples function as a (forsaken) facet of her character.
  2. close reads
    The Hidden Meaning Behind My Brilliant Friend’s Neapolitan DialectIf Neapolitan is the language of Lenù and Lila’s imprisoning neighborhood, then Italian is the language of social mobility.
  3. tv review
    My Brilliant Friend Is an Intimate Adaptation of a Beloved NovelBased on Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan books, HBO’s My Brilliant Friend is a late-breaking candidate for show of the year.
  4. backstories
    The Challenges of Adapting FerranteThe team behind HBO’s My Brilliant Friend on bringing the author’s Naples to life.
  5. backstories
    Finding the Ferrante FourHow the stars of HBO’s My Brilliant Friend were chosen from 9,000 children to portray two of the most elusive characters in modern literature.
  6. new yorker festival
    Maggie Gyllenhaal Details Her Adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s The Lost DaughterShe doesn’t plan to act in the film.
  7. venice film festival
    HBO’s My Brilliant Friend Adaptation Should’ve Been an AnimeI’m kidding? No, not really.
  8. trailer mix
    Watch the First Teaser for HBO’s My Brilliant Friend AdaptationComing this November.
  9. tca 2018
    Even the Director of My Brilliant Friend Hasn’t Met Elena Ferrante“We have been mailing to each other.”
  10. elena ferrante
    One U.S. Network Wanted to Move the My Brilliant Friend Adaptation to BrooklynA co-producer said “we really had to stand by our point to obtain maximum fidelity to the books.”
  11. first looks
    See Elena and Lila Together in the First Photos From HBO’s My Brilliant FriendHBO hired two pairs of actresses to play the friends as kids and teenagers.
  12. Nia Vardalos’s 10 Favorite BooksElena Ferrante, Margaret Atwood, Alison Bechdel, and more.
  13. adaptations
    HBO Picks Up Italian TV Adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan NovelsBut who will play Lila and Lenu?
  14. new yorker festival 2016
    Elena Ferrante’s Translator on Author’s Outing“I didn’t and don’t know who she is.”
  15. What Can We Possibly Learn About Elena Ferrante?The main effect of Gatti’s report is to ruin the fun.
  16. elena ferrante
    Ferrante’s Novels Are Becoming a PlayTo debut in London this spring.
  17. mysteries of our time
    Is This the Real Identity of Elena Ferrante?Will this finally put to rest the rumor that the author is really a man?
  18. books
    Hillary Clinton Loves ‘Hypnotic’ Elena FerranteThe Neapolitan Candidate.
  19. 2016 man booker international prize
    Kang Wins 2016 Man Booker International PrizeShe’ll share the prize with the book’s translator, Deborah Smith.
  20. adaptations
    Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels Will Be Adapted for TVGet to reading!
  21. influences
    The Affair’s Sarah Treem Loves the Elena Ferrante Novels TooLenú and Lila 4eva.
  22. vulture lists
    7 Books You Need to Read This SeptemberEach month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible.
  23. Jonathan Franzen, Elena Ferrante, and 8 More of BookExpo’s Hottest GalleysFranzen! Ferrante! 
  24. 17 Things We Just Learned About Elena FerranteNo author, certainly living and possibly dead, is both better and less known than Elena Ferrante.
  25. vulture recommends
    8 Books You Need to Read This SeptemberRead them all.