Quotes by Cormac McCarthy

About Cormac McCarthy:

Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic, western, and post-apocalyptic genres. He won the Pulitzer Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction for The Road (2006). His 2005 novel No Country for Old Men was adapted as a 2007 film of the same name, which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. For All the Pretty Horses (1992), he won both the U.S. National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award. All the Pretty Horses, The Road, and Child of God have also been adapted as motion pictures.

Author Bio

  • NameCormac McCarthy
  • DescriptionAmerican novelist, playwright, and screenwriter
  • AliasesCharles McCarthy
  • BornJuly 20, 1933
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist; Playwright; Screenwriter
  • WorksSuttree; Blood Meridian; All The Pretty Horses; The Border Trilogy; No Country For Old Men; The Road
  • AwardsPEN/Faulkner Award For Fiction; National Book Award; Pulitzer Prize For Fiction; Maltese Falcon Award; Guggenheim Fellowship; MacArthur Fellows Program; James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Lillian Smith Book Award