For our April Readers’ Review: the latest novel by the author of "The Burgess Boys" and the Pulitzer-Prize winning "Olive Kitteridge." It's the story of a woman who escapes a troubled childhood and becomes a writer. A surprise visit from her mother opens a portal to her past and awakens a subtle tenderness between them. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of "My Name Is Lucy Barton."
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- Alice Sullivan kidney donor
- Dr. Jimmy Light transplant surgeon at the Washington Hospital Center
- Lori Brigham of the Washington Regional Transplant Consortium
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