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Who is Cormac McCarthy?
Born Charles McCarthy in 1933, Providence, Rhode Island, but raised in Tennessee, Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. Since the publication of his first book, he enjoyed positive reviews but it’s with All the Pretty Horses in 1992 that McCarthy gained widespread success. For this book, he received both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize with his novel, The Road.
Many of his books have been adapted into movies, including No Country for Old Men, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film won four awards at the 80th Academy Awards (including Best Picture).
Today, McCarthy is considered one of the most important living American novelists and his fifth novel, Blood Meridian, has even been labelled by some as ‘the Great American Novel’.