Arena Wednesday 14 April 2021

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Ryan Murphy's Halston with designer Peter O'Brien and The Gloss Magazine deputy editor Penny McCormick, Irish author Lisa McInerney on her new book 'The Rules of Revelation' And St. Vincent, Paul Weller and more, Brian Boyd and Nadine O'Regan with album reviews.

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Nora by Nuala O'Connor

Nora by Nuala O'Connor

Author, Nuala O'Connor spoke to Séan about her new book Nora, a re-imagining of the life of Nora Barnacle, life partner, soul mate and muse of James Joyce and the inspiration of numerous of his literary characters. Nuala will be taking part in this years Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Séan spoke to Pulitzer Prize winning author of the Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen, the book and it's sequel The Committed. Viet will be taking part in this years Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

In The Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

In The Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

Short Story Writer and Essayist Carmen Maria Machado, spoke to Séan about her new memoir In The Dream House. Carmen will be taking part in this years Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

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The Lass Of Aughrim

The Lass Of Aughrim

Lisa O'Neill

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