Canadian Author Sheila Heti on her book 'How should a Person Be?' in which the book's main character attempts to answer the questions posed by the book's title. The Publishers are Harvill Secker.
Ron Rash on his collection of short stories 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' which are set around the Appalachian mountains. Ron Rash is a guest at this year's Cúrt International Festival of Literature in Galway from which Arena will be broadcasting on Friday April 26th - www.cuirt.ie.
Julian Gough on his short story 'How to fall in love Properly' from the book 'Galway Stories', a collection of twenty stories celebrating the people and places of Galway. The book is being launched at this year's Cúrt international festival of literature - www.cuirt.ie. The Publishers are Doire Press.
Life After Life is the latest offering from Kate Atkinson, She is the author of eight novels - four belong to a sort of crime series but the one she is best known for is probably her first, Behind the Scenes at the Museum. It won the 1995 Whitbread award. Eithne Shortall reviews. Published by Double Day.