His latest novel is The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim.
One of his six favorite books, as told to The Week magazine:
At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’BrienRead about the other books on the list.
Along with Tristram Shandy, this cerebral Irish comedy ties for best postmodern novel ever written. Enclosing stories within stories, O’Brien makes us reflect on the fraught, often absurd, relationship between writers, their characters, and their readers. The jokes are frequent and exquisitely precise.
Flann O’Brien is, according to Max McGuinness, one of four unjustly overlooked Irish writers.