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Joseph O’Neill


Joseph O’Neill was born in Cork in 1964. His father was Irish and his mother Turkish. His family moved frequently when he was a child, so he spent much time in various countries, including Mozambique, Turkey, Iran and the Netherlands. He studied law a Cambridge University and became a barrister in London. He moved to New York in 1998, where he wrote his best-selling novel Netherland.


Joseph O’Neill
writer Nescio
Interview (scroll down for beginning)
Articles by O’Neill in The Atlantic
Articles by O’Neill in The New York Times
Articles by O’Neill in New York magazine


1991 This Is the Life (novel)
1996 The Breezes (novel)
2001 Blood-Dark Track: A Family History
2008 Netherland (novel)
2014 The Dog (novel)
2018 Good Trouble (stories)