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    coming up on Friday's show....Kay Sheehy's run-down of the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award continues with "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson, Marina Carr and Rachel West, judges for this year's PJ O'Connor Award for Radio Drama, the newly-appointed Ireland Professor of Poetry 2016 and the latest albums from Beth Orton, Robert Glasper reinterpreting Miles Davis and Catfish & The Bottlemen

    Arena Tuesday 13 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - a Family Guy/Simpsons episode to air in September, a track possibly about Mountjoy Prison on Morrissey's next album 'None Of Your Business', Blondie one of the big acts confirmed for this year's Electric Picnic

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    50 great books that can change your life

    Andy Miller, author of "The Year Of Reading Dangerously: How 50 Great Books Saved My Life"  (published by Fourth Estate)  

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    Other people's taste in music

    John Byrne reviews “Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste” by Carl Wilson (published by Bloomsbury), a book that looks at how people organise their identities around their professed love for different types of music

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:18
      Title: My Silver Lining
      Composer: Soderberg / Soderberg
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Album: Stay Gold, Columbia, 88843066612
      Duration: 3:50
    • Title: Mr Tembo
      Composer: Albarn, Damon
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Album: Everyday Robots, Parlophone, 825646331314
      Duration: 3:43
    • Title: My Heart Will Go On
      Composer: Horner/Jennings
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Album: The All Time Greatest Movie Songs (recordno: Moodcd67), Columbia, MOODCD67
      Duration: 4:35

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