Arena With Seán Rocks

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    coming up on Monday's show....poet-turned-author Conor O'Callaghan chats about his debut novel "Nothing On Earth" which has been described as 'strange, beautiful and quietly terrifying', Kay Sheehy's run-down of the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award continues with "A Brief History of Seven Killings" by Marlon James and re-visiting the classic Beach Boys album "Pet Sounds" 50 years after release 

    Arena Tuesday 8 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr - for the first time ever Glyndebourne Opera Company bring Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ to Dublin in December, Coldplay will not be doing any publicity for their new album ‘Ghost Stories’, broadcasters Michael Buerk criticises female tv presenters and newsreaders who complain about age discrimination    

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    Author interview

    Eleanor Catton, whose second novel "The Luminaries" won the Man Booker Prize last year.  It is published by Granta 

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    Director interview

    Gareth Evans, Welsh-born film director on his sequel "The Raid 2" and actor Iko Uwais who plays the character of Rama

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:18
      Title: Busy Earnin'
      Performer(s): Jungle
      Performer(s): Jungle
      Album: Busy Earnin' - Single
      Duration: 3:13
    • Title: Temple
      Composer: Followill/Followill/Followill/Followill
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Album: Mechanical Bull (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 4:25

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