Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Books

Monday 14th September

“The Game Changer” by Louise Phillips

Louise Phillips, author of “The Game Changer”, her fourth novel with criminal psychologist Kate Pearson and detective Adam O’Connor who are trying to solve a gruesome killing in New York and mysterious disappearances (published by Hachette Ireland)

Tuesday 8th September

"Among The Cows" by Jane Clarke

Jane Clarke reads “Among The Cows” from her debut poetry collection “The River” (published by Bloodaxe Books)

"We Don't Know What We're Doing" by Thomas Morris

Welsh writer Thomas Morris talks about his debut collection of short stories “We Don’t Know What We’re Doing”, stories which are all tied together by the town of Caerphilly in Wales (published by Faber & Faber)  

Review: "Reckless: My Life As A Pretender" by Chrissie Hynde

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Reckless: My Life As A Pretender”, the memoir from Chrissie Hynde (published by Ebury)

Monday 7th September

“Death At Whitewater Church” by Andrea Carter

Andrea Carter talks about her debut novel “Death At Whitewater Church”, a murder mystery set on the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal (published by Constable)

Friday 4th September

Review: "The Girl In The Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz

Arlene Hunt reviews "The Girl In The Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz, a new novel continuing the Stieg Larsson Millenium series with the characters from the previous novels Mikel Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander in a new investigation (published by Quercus)

Wednesday 2nd September

Review: “Entertain Us: The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock In The Nineties” by Craig Shuftan

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Entertain Us: The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock In The Nineties” by Craig Shuftan (published by ABC Books)

“The Making Of Zombie Wars” by Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon, author of “The Making Of Zombie Wars”, a comic novel about a struggling writer trying to come up with a screenplay for a zombie film (published by Picador)

Tuesday 1st September

Review: "The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America" by Michaelangelo Matos

Jim Carroll reviews “The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America” by Michaelangelo Matos (published by Dey Street Books)

A love poem by Sarah Clancy

Sarah Clancy reads a love poem to women from her latest collection of poetry ‘The Truth & Other Stories’ (published by Salmon Poetry)

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