Posts tagged Cormac McCarthy

How Reading Changed Me in 2016

Talking about the best books of any given year is easy enough. Or at least I imagine—I’d never be able to do it. For that I rely on those with the patience, resources, and time to seek out the latest literary achievements, year by year, so the rest of us can avoid the slog altogether…. Continue reading

Where Does Suffering Lead Along ‘The Road’?

Cormac McCarthy’s latest novel, The Road, was released ten years ago last week. To celebrate its anniversary, I’ve decided to post my culminating project for a B.A. in English—an analysis of McCarthy’s approach to the question of God and suffering in the novel. I’ve tried to edit out some of the academic-ness for general audiences, but I understand it’s… Continue reading