Arena Monday 26 February 2018

on Friday's show....Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review "44/876" from Sting and Shaggy; "Treasures from the Temple" from Thievery Corporation; and "Primal Heart" from Kimbra; interview with author Lionel Shriver about her new book, "Property: A Collection"; and Alan Corr reflects on his early vinyl-buying ahead of Record Store Day.

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"Trajectory" by Richard Russo

"Trajectory" by Richard Russo

Richard Russo talks about "Trajectory", his new collection of 4 short stories all bound together by parallel moments where the protagonists have to reckon with their pasts (published by Allen & Unwin)

"From The River of Ghosts" by Roger Gregg

"From The River of Ghosts" by Roger Gregg

Roger Gregg explains his play "From The River of Ghosts", a memoir about 3 generations of immigrants in a small town in Ohio at the beginning of the 20th century; it runs at Smock Alley's Festival of New Work next weekend

Further details:   http://smockalley.com/

Review: "The Last Straw" by Tom French

Review: "The Last Straw" by Tom French

Dave Lordan reviews "The Last Straw", a new collection of poetry by Tom French in which he explores the rural landscape and local history (published by Gallery Press)

"Good Favour", a film by Rebecca Daly

"Good Favour", a film by Rebecca Daly

Irish film director Rebecca Daly and actress Victoria Mayer chat about their film "Good Favour", which is screening in the Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Full details:   www.diff.ie 

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