Auf den Boden der Tatsachen kommen, oder: Was Quallen uns über Literatur zu sagen haben
in: Schreibmaschinen, Bomben, Quallen. Essays, p. 63 – 82
is a British novelist and artist based in London. McCarthy operates as »General Secretary« of a semi-fictitious organisation called the »International Necronautical Society« (INS). He also published a number of essays and short stories. With his debut novel Remainder (8 ½ Millionen) he was awarded the Believer Book Award in 2008. His novels C (2010) und Satin Island (2015) were shortlisted for the Men's Booker Prize.