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About the Author
TOM MCCARTHY’s work has been translated into more than twenty languages and adapted for cinema, theater, and radio. His novel, C, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Walter Scott Prize, and the European Literature Prize; his fourth, Satin Island, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Goldsmiths Prize. In 2013 he was awarded the inaugural Windham-Campbell Literature Prize by Yale University. McCarthy is also the author of the study Tintin and the Secret of Literature, and the essay collection Typewriters, Bombs, and Jellyfish. He lives in Berlin.