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By the Book: David Grann: By the Book

The author of “The Lost City of Z” and “Killers of the Flower Moon” thinks the president should read “The Road,” by Cormac McCarthy, because “it gives a sense of the fragility of the world.”

Cormac McCarthy Explains the Unconscious

This past week, the novelist Cormac McCarthy published the first nonfiction piece of his career, a three-thousand-word essay titled “The Kekulé Problem,” in the popular science magazine Nautilus. It is studded with suggestive details...Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Cormac McCarthy emerges from his cave with smart, funny essay

Cormac McCarthy is one of our greatest living writers, but he is also a mystery and a bit of a ham. He disdains the press—popping up once, legendarily, for an Oprah interview, because she is the queen—and issues novels that rush headlong into weighty questions about life and death and violence and God and dogs and horses. Show More Summary

Shorties (New Nonfiction by Cormac McCarthy, Sad13 Covered Carole King, and more)

Nautilus published new Cormac McCarthy nonfiction. Sad13 covered Carole King's "It's Too Late." Stream a new Polica song. Electric Literature hosted a conversation between authors Sarah Gerard and Lidia Yuknavitch. Stream a new Katie Von Schleicher track. Author David Grann...

What Do You Get When You Cross Herman Melville with Cormac McCarthy?

You get The North Water, Ian McGuire's dark and violent - yet brilliant - thriller set aboard an arctic whaling ship. We asked him a few questions about the book, a selection for our best books of 2016.

ICYMI: Cher Will Star In A TV Movie About... The Flint, Michigan Water Disaster?

Plus, Cormac McCarthy hates commas, peanuts can help fight food allergies, Matt Lauer's choker, and much more! [ more › ]

Great Job, Internet!: The Road author Cormac McCarthy once removed all commas from a business paper

Cormac McCarthy is the author behind The Road, All The Pretty Horses, No Country For Old Men, Ridley Scott’s The Counselor, and a suite of other acclaimed novels. They’re frequently nightmarish works set in the Deep South and along the...Show More Summary

Tuesday assorted links

1. The resurgence of Afro-Futurism (NYT). 2. Cormac McCarthy and the theory of increasing returns. 3. The Taiwan stock exchange seems to be doing fine. 4. Iconic bookstores around the world (NYT). 5. Only 20% of Americans feel overloaded by too much information. Show More Summary

A Short History Of The Most Important Economic Theory In Tech

Twenty years ago, W. Brian Arthur popularized a concept that forever changed Silicon Valley—with a little help from Cormac McCarthy. Twenty years ago, W. Brian Arthur popularized a concept that forever changed Silicon Valley—with a little help from Cormac McCarthy. Show More Summary

Carry the Fire

We’re going to be okay, arent we Papa?   Yes. We are. And nothing bad is going to happen to us. That’s right. Because we’re carrying the fire. Yes. Because we’re carrying the fire.  Once a year I read The Road by Cormac McCarthy. The yearly reading has become almost a religious rite for me. […] The post Carry the Fire appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

The Missing Books

Featuring missing titles from Cormac McCarthy, Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, Roberto Bolaño, Vladimir Nabokov et al., The Missing Books is a project by Scott Esposito to assemble “a curated directory of books that do not exist, butShow More Summary

Reader’s Diary: Cormac McCarthy’s ‘Blood Meridian’

6 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Thanks to Blood Meridian, I’ve learned, at least temporarily, the meanings of “quirt,” “pritchel,” and even the seemingly ultra-rare “malandered.” The post Reader’s Diary: Cormac McCarthy’s ‘Blood Meridian’ appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Now Available: The Missing Books by Scott Esposito

The Missing Books is a curated directory of books that do not exist, but should. Featuring missing books from: Cormac McCarthy, the Oulipo, Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, JM Coetzee, Roberto Bolaño, Vladimir Nabokov, Mario Bellatín, Jose Saramago, Philip K. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'We Eat Our Own' by Kea Wilson

8 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

What if Cormac McCarthy had written "Cannibal Holocaust"? Review by Max Booth III Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: We Eat Our Own Who wrote it? The way Wilson is able to spin a sentence and describe violence is akin to a beautiful poem carved into a corpse’s rotting flesh. Kea Wilson, a bookseller from St. Show More Summary

15 Good Movies to Watch on Netflix in September 2016

Cults, Cannibals, and Cormac McCarthy. Continue reading on Film School Rejects »

‘In Dubious Battle’ Trailer: James Franco Does John Steinbeck

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Having previously adapted William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy for the big screen, James Franco has set his sights on another great American author. His latest film is In Dubious Battle, based on John Steinbeck‘s novel of the same title...Show More Summary

The Emails of Natalie Portman and Cormac McCarthy

As it turns out, Jonathan Safran Foer isn’t the only novelist with whom Portman pen-pals. The post The Emails of Natalie Portman and Cormac McCarthy appeared first on The Millions.

What Fools Have Never Heard of Cynthia Ozick?

Mention Cynthia Ozick to a group of friends and you’ll likely get a sprawling array of responses. For some, she's an icon—this camp included the late David Foster Wallace, who famously asserted that she, Cormac McCarthy, and Don DeLillo were America's premier living fiction writers. Show More Summary

How Twitter ‘Killed’ Cormac McCarthy

10 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Major news outlets were fooled into thinking Cormac McCarthy had died on Tuesdaythe result of a pranksters mischief and rush to publish.

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