Reading and Q&A with Tom McCarthy


© Nicole Strasser

On Wednesday, 30 June a reading by British author Tom McCarthy takes place online. Tom McCarthy will present his essay "Dude, Where's my Habitus?" which he wrote for the exhibition magazine The Pow(d)er of I am Klick Klick Klick Klick and a very very bad bad musical (2021). The reading will be followed by a Q&A with the author, the artists Stefan Panhans und Andrea Winkler, and Dr. Inke Arns, curator of the exhibition, editor of the magazine and HMKV director.

Language: English

Tom McCarthy is a novelist whose work has been translated into more than 20 languages and adapted for cinema, theatre and radio. His third novel C was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Walter Scott Prize and the European Literature Prize and 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 author of the study Tintin and the Secret of Literature, and of the essay collection Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish. He lives in Berlin.


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