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Kevin Myers: From the Irish Times Column 'an Irishman's Diary'
by Kevin Myers
Since the early 1990s Kevin Myers has been the mainstay of the Irish Times 'Irishman's Diary' column. 'Did you see Myers today?' Often we meant to and didn't. Often we did and hoped, in vain, that we'd be able to recall it later. Outspoken, whimsical, outrageous, sheerly funny, deadly serious - you never knew what to expect. Sometimes Myers is our jester, sometimes our ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published November 17th 2000 by Four Courts Press
(first published October 2000)
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I discovered Kevin Myers in 2009 through his column at the Indo, when I was writing my first novel. He's a great historian, and I have him to thank for his writing about a titbit of Irish history that provided me with a plot twist. It's a pity that he's now retired from writing his column ... but that's the march of time, for you. It's good to have this collection of his older columns, for whenever I need a "Myers fix."