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Tom McCarthy


UK flag (b.1969)

Tom McCarthy was born in 1969 and lives in London.

is known for the reports, manifestos and media interventions he has made as General Secretary of the International Necronautical Society (INS), a semi-fictitious avant-garde network.

His nonfiction book Tintin and the Secret of Literature will be published by Granta Books.
 
 

Novels
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Non fiction
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2010) : C
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2011) : C
Walter Scott Prize Best Historical Novel nominee (2011) : C
Goldsmiths Prize Best Book nominee (2015) : Satin Island
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2015) : Satin Island


Tom McCarthy recommends
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Call Me Zebra (2018)
Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi
"Zebra is exile as education, history as passion, life as literature, and literature as death."
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A Touch of Jen (2021)
Beth Morgan
"Touch of Jen is hipster noir, acerbic social parable and slasher gore-fest: as if Patricia Highsmith, Chris Kraus, and Ann Quin all crashed a Hamptons beach party, and John Carpenter dropped in with some weed."

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