Arena Monday 12 October 2020

On Friday's Arena with Kay Sheehy, Alan Corr and Nadine O'Regan review new albums, Philip Norman discusses his new Jimi Hendrix book and Jenn Gannon previews Truth Seekers on Amazon. 

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Suppose A Sentence

Suppose A Sentence

Suppose A Sentence is the latest collection of essays from Brian Dillon. He selects some of the finest sentence-makers around - Joan Didion, Janet Malcolm, and Hilary Mantel are just three of the 28 writers. He then chooses just one sentence from each writer to explore! Published by Fitzcarraldo Editions.

Paula Meehan

Paula Meehan

25 years' worth of poetry can be found in As If By Magic, the new edition of selected poems by Paula Meehan. From her early collection, The Man Who Was Marked By Winter to her last book Geomantic. The work explores themes of family, the lives of women, the natural world and social justice. Published by Dedalus Press.

Paul Morley

Paul Morley

Writer Paul Morley went searching for something new - and found it in classical music. In his book A Sound Mind Morley argues this genre to be the most exciting and varied in music.

Music Played on the Show

The Planets (1st Movement) Mars, The Bringer Of War

The Planets (1st Movement) Mars, The Bringer Of War

London Symphony Orchestra

7:02

 Sonata For Cello And Piano In D Minor (1915)

Sonata For Cello And Piano In D Minor (1915)

Emmanuele Bertrand

1:00

Il Pleure

Il Pleure

Art Of The Noise

1:00

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