Arena Tuesday 27 October 2020

On Monday's Arena, Seán Rocks welcomes literary couple Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon and his wife author, Jean Hanff Korelitz on the success of "The Undoing", Claire Munnelly on her new play for Corcadorca and music with Joel Harkin.

Arena

Arena

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Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine

Just Us: An American Conversation is the new book from American poet and essayist, Claudia Rankine. In it Claudia has conversations with white friends and strangers on the topic of whiteness, and white privilege.

Waterford Poetry Prize winner

Waterford Poetry Prize winner

The first virtual Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford drew to a close at the weekend. As part of the Writers Weekend, Molly Twomey, from Lismore, was awarded the Waterford poetry prize with her heart-wrenching poem Ceres.

Where to begin with Fellini

Where to begin with Fellini

Steven Benedict discusses the films of Federico Fellini. His most famous films are La Dolce Vita, La Strada, 8 and a half, Casanova and Amarcord.

Martin Amis

Martin Amis

Britain's literary enfant terrible Martin Amis is now having a second go at a memoir. The Inside Story with notes on his friendships with literary greats, a quasi fictional love affair, his views on current novelists, his opinions on all things political. Declan Hughes reviews for Arena.

Music Played on the Show

Hey Clockface/How Can You See Me

Hey Clockface/How Can You See Me

Elvis Costello (Vocal)

3:00

Better Now (Orchestral Remix)

Better Now (Orchestral Remix)

Janet Devlin

3:37

Le Dolce Vita

Le Dolce Vita

Nina Rota

0:45

Mr Tambourine Man

Mr Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan (Guitar And Vocals)

1:00

8 1/2 Theme Tune

8 1/2 Theme Tune

Nino Rota

0:30

Theme Music From Amarcord

Theme Music From Amarcord

Nino Rota

0:45

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