Wednesday, April 8, 2009

To Read: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

For a couple of months now, I have been wanting to read The Road by Cormac McCarthy. It is a post-apocolyptic tragedy type of tale that follows a father and his son as they journey through the ashes of what use to be the United States. I actually have a copy of the book to give away here on the blog at some point, but first I think I will read it and then maybe write a review or something.

"His tale of survival and the miracle of goodness only adds to McCarthy's stature as a living master. It's gripping, frightening and, ultimately, beautiful. It might very well be the best book of the year, period."
— San Francisco Chronicle

Here is a video of Oprah interviewing Cormac McCarthy.

P.S. I think it is hilarious when she asks him if he is passionate about writing!

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