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    on Wednesday's show....Lisa O'Neill in session, Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the IMPAC shortlist continue with "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill, the fictitious music hall star Kitty Kelly tells the story of 1916 in the travelling art exhibition "Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives" and film-maker Johnny Gogan honours one of our great essayist and Ireland's George Orwell, "Hubert Butler: Witness To History"

    Arena Thursday 5 September 2013

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    About Time

    The new Richard Curtis rom-com, About Time, which stars Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel Mc Adams and, the decidedly non-rom-com Riddick the latest offering from Vin Diesel. Simon Maher and Edel Coffey gave their thoughts on the film.

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    Hannah Kent - Burial Rites

    Australian writer Hannah Kent's debut novel Burial Rites is set in the harsh world of 19th century Iceland. Based on real events, it's the story of Agnes Magnúsdottír. Hannah Kent joined Sean live in studio.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:15
      Title: This Is A True Heart
      Composer: Holter, Julia
      Performer(s): Julia Holter
      Performer(s): Julia Holter
      Album: Loud City Song, Domino, HVNLP98CD
      Duration: 3:24
    • 19:48
      Title: Justified And Ancient
      Composer: Cauty/ Drummond
      Performer(s): The Klf Feat Tammy Wynette
      Performer(s): The Klf Feat Tammy Wynette
      Album: Now 1992, Emi / Virgin, 8270862
      Duration: 3:35

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