Arena Wednesday 13 August 2014
coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades
Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music. To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to firstname.lastname@example.org
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