Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

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Books

Monday 25th July

"Inextinguishable" by Lucy Caldwell

Lucy Caldwell reads an extract from her short story “Inextinguishable” (which features in her debut collection “Multitudes”) 

Review: “I’m Not With The Band: A Writer’s Life Lost In Music” by Sylvia Patterson

Mary McGill reviews the book “I’m Not With The Band: A Writer’s Life Lost In Music”, a memoir by music journalist Sylvia Patterson spanning three decades from the 1980’s to ...

Friday 22nd July

Report from the West Cork Literary Festival 2016

Leeanne O’Donnell spoke to organisers and participants at this year's West Cork Literary Festival Official website:   www.westcorkmusic.ie/literaryfestival/

Review: “Lying In Wait” by Liz Nugent

Declan Burke reviews “Lying In Wait” by Liz Nugent, a psychological thriller about the violent murder of a young woman and the repercussions on one Dublin family (published by Penguin Ireland)

Wednesday 20th July

“So Say The Fallen” by Stuart Neville

Stuart Neville chats about the latest instalment in his Belfast novels featuring Detective Chief Inspector Serena Flanagan – “So Say The Fallen” (published by Harvill Secker)

"Naming The Stars" by Jennifer Johnston

Jennifer Johnston whose latest novella is “Naming The Stars”, about an elderly woman called Flora and her housekeeper reminiscing about life in the family home, her brother’s secret and her ...

Monday 18th July

“The Death Of All Things Seen” by Michael Collins

Michael Collins chats about his latest novel “The Death Of All Things Seen”, set in Chicago in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis about a playwright Norman Price as ...

Friday 15th July

"Addlands" by Tom Bullough

Tom Bullough, author of “Addlands” , an intimate family portrait spanning four generations across seventy years in the borders between Wales and England (published by Granta)

Thursday 14th July

"The Muse" by Jessie Burton

Jessie Burton reads an extract from her novel "The Muse" (published by Picador)

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – “Paradime” by Alan Glynn (published by Faber) “Dodgers” by Bill Beverley (published by No Exit Press) “Girls On Fire” by ...

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