Arena Wednesday 13 August 2014
coming up on Friday's show....today we mark the anniversary of the first day of the one of the most tragic battles of the 20th century, the battle of the Somme, with a special programme on how the battle and the wider fallout from World War I is reflected in Irish literature, art, music and cultural memory
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