Tom McCarthy is the author of four novels and two volumes of literary essays. He won the Windham Campbell Prize for Fiction in 2013. His novels have been translated into more than twenty languages and have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize on two occasions (C, 2010; Satin Island, 2015). His first novel Remainder was adapted for the 2015 British-German drama film under the same name. His work has drawn comparisons with major avant-garde writers of our times, including Franz Kafka and Samuel Beckett.
Tom McCarthy lives with his family in Berlin.