Over a nearly 60-year career, McCarthy – hailed by the late literary critic Howard Bloom as the “true heir” of Herman Melville and William Faulkner – wrote a dozen novels, many of them critically celebrated if not commercial hits, though he would eventually achieve both.
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McCarthy wrote epic novels, and his prose could be thornily intimidating. Here’s where to start with his work.
Toward the end of his life, Cormac McCarthy was striking out in new artistic directions.
‘Maybe the Greatest American Novelist of My Time’: Cormac McCarthy Honored by Stephen King and OthersLos Angeles Times
Stephen King and others honor author Cormac McCarthy, who died of natural causes on Tuesday at age 89.
The Coens and Ridley Scott are among the directors who took big swings at the novelist’s work. The distinctive writer left his mark on the big screen.
In his first television interview ever, Cormac McCarthy sits down with Oprah at the Santa Fe Institute to talk about his theories on writing.
It only took two Arizona high school students to get answers from the legendarily reclusive author.