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Speaking of Creativity…

A great article in Slate bout Cormac McCarthy and what went on behind the scenes in the creation of Blood Meridian. Not from interviews with McCarthy, but distilled from the drafts of his work. There is a bit in this that mirrors the creative process highlighted in...

What @Gruber Said…

Two great posts from John Gruber’s Daring Fireball yesterday. First, a piece in the New Yorker about the recent auction of Cormac McCarthy’s ancient Olivetti Lettera 32, the typewriter that McCarthy bought in a Knoxville, TN pawnshop for $50 and on...

“The Road” On iTunes

This is a book better read in your head, but if you’re an audio book kinda reader, the iTunes music store has Cormac McCarthy’s The Road on sale for the rest of the month for a mere $5. It’s stunning. While you’re there have a listen to...