»McCarthy bewegt sich leichthändig zwischen Kunst, Theorie und Literatur.«Florian Keller, Tages-Anzeiger
is a renown radio commentator. He has also been working as a cultural scientist, theatre director and freelance artist. As a presenter of the radio station »Fritz« (RBB) he became widely known.
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.