When No Country for Old Men, the Coen brothers’ adaptation of the novel by Cormac McCarthy, screened at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2007, it arrived on a wave of sustained, if not unanimous, praise after its spring debut at Cannes. Variety’s Todd McCarthy called it “a scorching blast ... More »
What can we learn from his nonfiction?
"The journal, which once published works by literary giants like Eudora Welty, William Faulkner, T. S. Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Cormac McCarthy and Wallace Stevens, was nearly moribund. When [novelist Adam] Ross was approached to apply for the position, the review had just a few hundred subscribers, and virtually no web presence. Its plain blue cover […]
THE apocalypse is fertile ground for writers. From the popular fiction of John Wyndham and Stephen King to the work of Pulitzer- and Booker-prize winners like Cormac McCarthy and Margaret Atwood, the apocalypse and its aftermath have been reimagined in various ways. The Doomsday Clock is another touchstone of apocalyptic fear.
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.”
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
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
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...
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.
Plus, Cormac McCarthy hates commas, peanuts can help fight food allergies, Matt Lauer's choker, and much more! [ more › ]
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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