Monthly Archives: December 2009

Cormac McCarthy in the Wall Street Journal

So this is the best McCarthy interview I’ve ever read, more revealing than the one he did years ago in the New York Times to promote All the Pretty Horses: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704576204574529703577274572.html I like this quote: “I have a great sympathy … Continue reading

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A Headless Corpse in the Heartland

Postcards from the Heartland: My second home (but first in my heart) lies in Custer County, Colorado, near the town of Westcliffe in a remote and lovely valley between two mountain ridges, the Sangre de Cristo and the Wet Mountains, … Continue reading

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Cormac McCarthy's Typewriter and Other Stories

Some nuggets of interest (such as that he has three unpublished book mss) in this NY Times piece about Cormac McCarthy donating his typewriter for auction.  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/01/books/01typewriter.html?_r=1&hp UPDATE: The typewriter sold for over ten times its estimated value, at $254K: … Continue reading

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