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Colm Toibin Reviews ‘The North Water’ by Ian McGuire

Colm Toibin says Ian McGuire’s riveting novel about the voyage of a whaling ship recalls the work of Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy.

‘The North Water,’ by Ian McGuire

Ian McGuire’s riveting novel about the voyage of a whaling ship feels like the result of an encounter between Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy.

The Fury Road: A Cormac McCarthy Fan Fiction

The dunk tank bellowed with flame and pushed and howled at another throw as the occupant flirted with immolation. Read more on MAKE The post The Fury Road: A Cormac McCarthy Fan Fiction appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Contact With Mystery

On Cormac McCarthy, Flannery O’Connor, and what 'The Revenant' misses on purpose. The plot of Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant is pretty straightforward: travelers lose their way, complications arise, and Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio)...Show More Summary

If Cormac McCarthy wrote 'Fast & Furious' you'd get 'Mad Max'

Mad Max: Fury Road is a beautiful, insane movie about two warriors who team up to take out the beloved asthmatic mayor of a post-apocalyptic town. It's Fast & Furious, if Cormac McCarthy had gotten a chance to touch up the script before...Show More Summary

All The Pretty Snowflakes

For those of us on the east coast, this reimagining of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road as The Road (Has Not Been Plowed In Thirty-Two Hours) should really hit home this morning. Bonus: The Road also made our own “Best of The Millennium” list.

Cormac McCarthy's Home Alone

5 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Image: 20th Century Fox) You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget. Did you forget the people who used to live in the house? The home where you are now alone? Remember as it was in Cormac McCarthy's...Show More Summary

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'Home Alone,' written by Cormac McCarthy

Kurt Vile: Step by Step to the Top of the World

The singer-songwriter talks banjos, Joshua Tree, and Cormac McCarthy.

Did Scarlett Thomas Miss Her Chance?

The media loves publishing’s Cinderella stories, whether it’s single mom J.K. Rowling scribbling her way to fame and fortune in an Edinburgh coffee shop, or a literary novelist like Cormac McCarthy whose decades of hard work and modest acclaim suddenly blossom into a series of best-sellers. Show More Summary

REVIEW: Mad Max: Fury Road

Before post-apocalyptic fiction became in vogue, there was always a work or two that captured the imagination. From Cormac McCarthy’s The Road to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaiden’s Tale there have been stories to challenge society. But few packed the visceral punch of the visuals Australian director George Miller brought to his bleak world in 1979’s […]

Cormac McCarthy Did Not Join Twitter, But He Is Writing a Science Novel

Fifty years after the publication of The Orchard Keeper, his first novel, Cormac McCarthy appears to be nearing the release of his 11th, the long-rumored The Passenger. Earlier this month, McCarthy debuted sections of the unpublished novel at a live reading in Santa Fe, New Mexico. …Read More

New Cormac McCarthy Book, ‘The Passenger,’ Unveiled

9 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

After incubating for some 30 years, Cormac McCarthy’s next novel just made a dramatic first entrance onto the public stage. Passages from the much-anticipated book, called The Passenger, were read as part of a multimedia event staged by the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Show More Summary

A Tiny Peek At Cormac McCarthy's New Novel

9 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Cormac McCarthy's gives the world a peek at his newest novel. News by Peter Derk During a program called Drawing, Reading and Counting (Beauty and Madness in Art & Science) in Santa Fe last weekend, short passages from Cormac McCarthy's...Show More Summary

Ta-Nehisi Coates and Cormac McCarthy Walk Into a Bar

Well, not a bar -- a book group. (Though this book group has convened in bars.) My book group is unsure of what to read next. Perhaps we'll read Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy. There is debate about this, but since I'll be hosting, the final decision falls to me. Show More Summary

Ad of the Day: This Bug Spray Made Glorious Blood Portraits From Squashed Mosquitos

Cormac McCarthy gave us Blood Meridian. Jay Reatard gave us Blood Visions. And now BBDO Russia has given us the equally badass "Blood Portraits" to promote mosquito repellent Glorix. The name, as it turns out, is literal. It refers to a sponsored exhibition of micro-portraits painted with blood spatters from actual smushed mosquitoes. Show More Summary

Spectator competition: ‘I have my own gun and a mind sufficient cold to master the arcane philosophies of your payment protection insurance’: Cormac McCarthy applies for a telesales job (plus: write a saucy short story)

Inspiration for the latest comp came from a young Hunter S. Thompson’s characteristically unorthodox pitch for a position at the Vancouver Sun. An unflattering portrait of his relationship with a… Continue reading The post SpectatorShow More Summary

Black River: the bleakest and most depressing graphic novel I've ever read

last yearHumor / odd : Boing Boing

After reading Josh Simmons' Black River I had to read Cormac McCarthy's The Road and watch Requiem for a Dream to cheer myself up. Read the rest

Real Life Movie Locations: No Country for Old Men

last yearHumor / odd : Neatorama

The dark and gripping 2007 Coen brothers movie No Country for Old Men was an adaptation of a Cormac McCarthy novel with the same title. The blogger behind Then & Now Movie Locations visited the places where it was shot, including locations in Albuquerque and Las Vegas, New Mexico. Show More Summary

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