Arena With Seán Rocks

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    "Lines Of Vision: Irish Writers on Art"

    56 Irish writers looked to works in the National Gallery to inspire their contributions to the book 'Lines Of Vision: Irish Writers On Art'. Tonight in an Arena special four of those writers - Donal Ryan, John Boyne, Kevin Ryan and Alex Barclay - explain their choices and what it was about particular paintings that inspired them


    "Moriarty" by Anthony Horowitz

    Anthony Horowitz explains why he chose to re-imagine the world of Sherlock Holmes in his latest novel “Moriarty” (published by Orion)


    Irish authors shortlisted for Costa Book Awards

    Two Irish authors have been shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards - Mary Costello for Best First Novel for “Academy Street” and Colm Tóibín for Best Novel for “Nora Webster”      


    "Anyush" by Martine Madden

    Martine Madden talks about her novel “Anyush”, a love story set against the backrop of the 1915 Turkish genocide in Armenia (published by Brandon)


    Celebrating the Dublin Book Festival

    Live from Smock Alley Theatre in conjunction with the Dublin Book Festival. Readings and conversation with authors Rob Doyle and Daniel Seery, poet Dimitra Xidous, author and illustrator Annie West and music from Hannah McPhillimy and Hilary Woods

    (for copyright reasons this programme is not available to download as a podcast)

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