On Wednesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Mia Colleran reviews Gabriel Byrne's new memoir 'Walking With Ghosts, the announcement of the winner of the 'An Post Irish Book of the Year' and Mary McGill reviews 'Small Axe'.
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.
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.
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.