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."
Landline phone use is plummeting. The telecom industry argues it should no longer be required to provide the service. Consumer groups disagree. The future of the landline.
- Gigi Sohn president and co-founder of Public Knowledge
- Craig Moffet senior analyst for U.S. Telecommunications, Cable and Satellite at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co
- Betty Ann Kane chairman of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia
- Scott Cleland chief executive of The Precursor Group
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