Arena Tuesday 6 February 2018

on Monday's show...."Mothers: An Essay On Love and Cruelty" by Jacqueline Rose reviewed, Javier Cercas, author of "The Blind Spot: An Essay on The Novel" and director Richard Eyre and actor Jim Carter bring "King Lear" to television

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Review:  "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs

Review: "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs

Declan Burke reviews "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs, partly-inspired by the authors own experiences, it's about home invasion, conflict, revenge and the consequences of violence (published by Hachette Books)

The golden age of collecting, a lecture at the Chester Beatty Library

The golden age of collecting, a lecture at the Chester Beatty Library

Inge Reist of the Frick Collection in the US who will be giving a lecture entitled "An Embarrassment of Riches: Art Collecting in Gilded Age America" tomorrow night at the Chester Beatty Library

Full details:  www.cbl.ie 

"We Don't Know What's Buried Here", a play by Grace Dyas

"We Don't Know What's Buried Here", a play by Grace Dyas

Grace Dyas talks about the subject matter she tackles in her new play "We Don't Know What's Buried Here" - the legacy of the Magdalene Laundries

Further details:   www.theatreclub.ie 

"The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock" by Imogen Hermes Gowar

"The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock" by Imogen Hermes Gowar

Imogen Hermes Gowar chats about her debut novel "The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock", set in the world of sex workers in Georgian London in 1785 (published by Harvill Secker)

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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver

John Grant

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