Arena Wednesday 13 August 2014
on Friday's show....the 80th anniversary of the Daphne du Maurier novel "Rebecca", Adrian Dunbar directs "The Wasteland", in association with the TS Eliot Foundation and the latest albums from The Stunning, The Fratellis and The Decemberists
on bank holiday Monday's show....the weather has long been a topic of fascination for Irish people, particularly recently when the 'beast from the east' hit our shores, and on today's show we take a look at how extreme weather takes a central role in literature, music and film
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