Arena Wednesday 26 March 2014
coming up on Tuesday's show....Cork band Exit Pursued By A Bear in session, the Irish artists changing the status quo for "Judge Dredd", "Zero K" by Don DeLillo - an ode to language, humanity, life and death and Tom Hickey is "The Gallant John Joe"
Joao Almino is a Brazilian author whose novel,The Book Of Emotions, has been longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. One of a collection of novels called The Brazilia Quintet, The Book of Emotions'focuses on the story of a man called Cadu who is also the narrator. The Book Of Emotions by Joao Almino is published by Dalkey Archive.
This weekend is Mother's Day, and to mark the annual holiday, our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman has been looking into the unlikely resurgence of the Irish Mammy in comedy... and she divides the critics, but there is no getting away from one Agnes Brown.