thumbnail

Tom McCarthy

Adventures of the Black Box

Series: Analysis: Drawing Out Practice. Organised by Parveen Adams & Mark Cousins
Date: Friday 12 October 2018
Time: 18:30
Venue: AA Lecture Hall
Running time: 0 mins

‘More accurate, perhaps, to describe it as resting on a plane, rather than plain: one geometric shape that sat atop another. As to its size: this, too, was far from clear. It was hard, in these visions, to maintain a sense of scale. Sometimes it seemed enormous, like an emperor’s mausoleum; at others it appeared no larger than a trunk, or coffin; at others still, the size of a child’s toy- or music-box. The only constant or unchanging aspect of it was that it was black: black and inscrutable, opaque.’ Satin Island 2015


Tom McCarthy is a novelist whose work has been translated into more than twenty languages. His first novel, Remainder, won the 2008 Believer Book Award. His third, C, was a 2010 Booker Prize finalist, as was his fourth, Satin Island, in 2015. He is also author of Tintin and the Secret of Literature, and the essay collection Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish. He was awarded the inaugural Windham Campbell Prize for Fiction by Yale University in 2013.



All lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students unless otherwise stated.


October 2018
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031

Contacts

AA Photo Library has DVD copies of Public Programme lectures dating back to 1974

Links

Online Lectures
Lecture Archive

Share

Share |

Feedback

For any issues with video playback please contact
AA Digital Platforms

The Architectural Association, Inc. is a Registered Charity Incorporated as a Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No.171402. Registered office: 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES, 020 7887 4000

Click here to read the AA’s latest review report.

Click here to read the AA’s latest action plan.

close