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    coming up on Monday's show....poet-turned-author Conor O'Callaghan chats about his debut novel "Nothing On Earth" which has been described as 'strange, beautiful and quietly terrifying', Kay Sheehy's run-down of the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award continues with "A Brief History of Seven Killings" by Marlon James and re-visiting the classic Beach Boys album "Pet Sounds" 50 years after release 

    Arena Friday 27 May 2016

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    International Dublin Literary Award shortlist: “Lila" by Marilynne Robinson

    Kay Sheehy with the seventh review of the 10 novels on shortlist for this year’s International Dublin Literary Award – “Lila” by Marilynne Robinson, the third in the trilogy of novels set in the imaginary town of Gilead, Iowa (published by Virago)

    Official website: www.dublinliteraryaward.ie

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    PJ O'Connor Award for Radio Drama 2016

    Marina Carr and Rachel West who are both judges in this year’s PJ O’Connor Award for Radio Drama, the winner of which has just been chosen - “Snow Falls And So Do We” by Alan O’Brien

    Full details:  http://www.rte.ie/drama/radio//   

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: I'M Leaving You
      Composer: R Glasper/M Davis
      Performer(s): Robert Glasper And Miles Davis, Feat Ledisi
      Performer(s): Robert Glasper And Miles Davis, Feat Ledisi
      Album: Everything's Beautiful, Columbia/Legacy
      Duration: 1:45
    • Title: Maiysha So Long
      Composer: R Glasper/M Davis
      Performer(s): Robert Glasper And Miles Davis, Feat Erikah Badu
      Performer(s): Robert Glasper And Miles Davis, Feat Erikah Badu
      Album: Everything's Beautiful, Columbia/Legacy
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Glasgow
      Composer: Catfish And The Bottlemen
      Performer(s): Catfish And The Bottlemen
      Performer(s): Catfish And The Bottlemen
      Album: The Ride, Island/Universal
      Duration: 1:10
    • Title: Twice
      Composer: Catfish And The Bottlemen
      Performer(s): Catfish And The Bottlemen
      Performer(s): Catfish And The Bottlemen
      Album: The Ride, Island/Universal
      Duration: 1:10
    • Title: 1973
      Composer: Beth Orton
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Album: Kidsticks, Anti
      Duration: 1:30
    • Title: Wave
      Composer: Beth Orton
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Album: Kidsticks, Anti
      Duration: 2:10

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