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 Thursday 24 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Sinead Mooney - the National Library has just expanded it's online archive with 10,000 digital images of historical figures, a postcard beat poet Alan Ginsberg wrote with a negative observation about communism ‘just not working’ going up for auction, Barbie to be made into a live action film    

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    One City One Book

    the poet Harry Clifton explains his choice of poem to read at the recent launch of One City One Book - “Dick King” by Thomas Kinsella

    (for copyright reasons the poem reading is not available to download)

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:25
      Title: Turn It Around
      Composer: Jessica Wolfe, Holly Laessig
      Performer(s): Lucius
      Performer(s): Lucius
      Album: Wildewoman, Play It Again Sam, PIASR700CDP
      Duration: 3:42
    • 19:43
      Title: A Simple Beautiful Truth
      Composer: Wild Beasts
      Performer(s): Wild Beasts
      Performer(s): Wild Beasts
      Album: Present Tense, Domino, WIGCD279P
      Duration: 2:47

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