Kevin Maher (writer)
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Kevin Maher (born 1972) is an Irish writer. He is primarily known as a journalist and chief film critic at The Times. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, and The Observer. His debut novel, The Fields, was published by Reagan Arthur Books in 2013. It was listed in the 2013 Waterstones 11, a literary book prize aimed at promoting debut authors.
After graduating, Maher moved to London in 1994 to focus on journalism. But before starting his career as a film critic, he worked as a waiter for several years. He wrote for the The Faceand Time Out before joining The Times. He took a year off in 2001 after having his first child and in 2002, he first approached to The Times to write for it. He joined the newspaper in 2004.
- The Fields - 2013
The book chronicled the story of a young man facing troubles and his family living in love and in pieces. It was Maher's debut novel which received praise as The Guardian described it as a "laugh-out-loud read Irish debut with pin-sharp period detail and a frenetic comic energy."
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