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    on Wednesday's show, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.....an interesting take on the standard music biography, Neil Young charts his life based around the various cars he has driven in "A Memoir of Life and Cars" and if you're planning to curl up for hours on the sofa over Christmas there's recommendations for the best in crime novels, what to watch on television and a few alternatives to the traditional Christmas songs

    Arena Tuesday 29 July 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - all-female punk band Pussy Riot to sue the Russian government for unfair conviction, Donna Tartt novel "The Goldfinch" to be made into a film, filming of Star Wars VII continues on Skellig Michael despite concern over use of a protected world heritage site

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    Best in science-fiction

    Rick O’Shea reviews latest science-fiction novels –

    “The Quick” by Lauren Owen (published by Jonathan Cape)

    “The Girl With All The Gifts” by M R Carey (published by Orbit Books)

    “The Martian” by Andy Weir (published by Del Rey Books)

    “The Bees” by Laline Paull (published by Harper Collins)

    “The Three” by Sarah Lotz (published by Hodder & Stoughton)

    “The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August” by Claire North (published by Orbit)

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    Tom French, poet

    poet Tom French talks about his latest collection "Midnightstown”  (published by Gallery Press)

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Sirens
      Composer: In The Willows
      Performer(s): In The Willows
      Performer(s): In The Willows
      Album: Vantage Point EP
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: It's Over
      Composer: In The Willows
      Performer(s): In The Willows
      Performer(s): In The Willows
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 3:00

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