Arena Wednesday 13 August 2014
coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"
Books - Latest Fiction
Edel Coffey looks at the latest popular fiction just published or about to be published. Her list includes:
Roisin Meaney’s After the Wedding is published by Hachette books
If You Were Me by Sheila O’ Flanagan is published by Headline
The Blazing World from Siri Hustvedt has been longlisted for the Man Booker prize this year…and is published by Simon & Schuster
Ciara Geraghty’s Now That I’ve Found You is published by Hachette Books.
A debut novel from the English journalist Cáitlin Moran called How to Build a Girl, is published by Ebury Press.
A couple of books now that haven’t been published yet:
Each and Every One by Rachael English will be published by Orion Books on the 11th of September.
Finally then is the latest novel from one of the doyennes of Irish popular fiction Cathy Kelly, it’s called It Started with Paris and is available on 9th October from Orion Books