Arena Monday 20 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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"A Line Made By Walking" by Sara Baume

"A Line Made By Walking" by Sara Baume

Sara Baume talks about her latest novel "A Line Made By Walking", about a 25-year-old woman Frankie, who has worked in art galleries but has a form of breakdown and returns to her family in rural Ireland (published by Tramp Press)

Review:  "A Natural" by Ross Raisin

Review: "A Natural" by Ross Raisin

Sinead Gleeson reviews "A Natural" by Ross Raisin, the story of a Premier League footballer who dislikes the machismo of the football world while in denial about his sexuality (published by Jonathan Cape)

Derek Walcott RIP

Derek Walcott RIP

Remembering the Caribbean poet Derek Walcott who died recently. He reads his poem "Volcano" in tribute to James Joyce and Joseph Conrad (from the programme 'Writing Out Heaney and Walcott' first broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 in July 1991)

Little Hours in session

Little Hours in session

Chat and live music from John Doherty and Ryan McCloskey of the Donegal band Little Hours who are preparing to tour nationwide and release a new album

Official website:   www.littlehours.com 

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Review:  "Manga Hokusai Manga" at the Trinity Long Room Hub

Review: "Manga Hokusai Manga" at the Trinity Long Room Hub

Dave Hendrick reviews “Manga Hokusai Manga”, an exhibition of Japanese manga drawings running at the Trinity Long Room Hub

Full details:   www.tcd.ie/Asian/international 

(image shown: 'Approaching the Master's Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics', © Shiriagari Kotobuki 2015, © Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints)

Music Played on the Show

You Never Can Tell

You Never Can Tell

Chuck Berry

2:39

Hollywood Forever

Hollywood Forever

K Flay

3:00

Water

Water

Little Hours

3:18

Losing Light

Losing Light

Little Hours

3:47

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