Mark O’Connell is the author of Notes from an Apocalypse, and To Be a Machine, which was awarded the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize, the 2019 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, and was shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. He is a contributor to The New York Times Magazine, Slate, and The Guardian. He lives in Dublin with his family.

Books in order of publication:

Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral Fame, and the History of the Worst Thing Ever – 2013

To Be a Machine : Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death – 2017

Notes from an Apocalypse: A Personal Journey to the End of the World and Back – 2020