Arena Friday 17 March 2017

coming up on Monday's show.....twins in Aushcwitz try to survive under the shadow of grim medical experimentation of Josef Mengele in "Mischling" by Affinity Konar, Simon Armitage's first collection of poetry in 10 years, "The Unaccompanied", celebrating Mother's Day and the music of ABBA at the Sing Along Social and live music from David Keenan

 

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Review: "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles

Review: "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles

Dylan Tighe reviews "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles, set in the years following the Bolshevik revolution as seen from the perspective of one-time aristocrat now under house arrest in a luxury hotel (published by Hutchinson) 

"Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art?" by Jessica Cerasi and Kyung An

"Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art?" by Jessica Cerasi and Kyung An

Jessica Cerasi, co-author of "Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art?", an A-Z guide to the world of contemporary art (published by Thames & Hudson)

"Portobello Sonnets" by Harry Clifton

"Portobello Sonnets" by Harry Clifton

Harry Clifton chats about the area of south Dublin that inspired his latest collection of poetry “Portobello Sonnets” (published by Bloodaxe Books)

20th anniversary of "Baduizm" by Erykah Badu

20th anniversary of "Baduizm" by Erykah Badu

Jim Carroll marks the 20th anniversary of the release of “Baduizm”, the debut album from Erykah Badu

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Suas Síos

Suas Síos

Kila

3:48

On And On

On And On

Erykah Badu

2:15

Appletree

Appletree

Erykah Badu

2:10

4 Leaf Clover

4 Leaf Clover

Erykah Badu

3:10

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