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Bookshop Experiencing Problems

Update: We believe the recent bookshop issues have been resolved. If you experience any problem with the bookshop, please drop me an email. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in […]

The Sunset Limited to be Staged at Centre College

As Rick Wallach mentioned earlier today on the Forum: In January 2014, Stacey Peebles is teaching a three-week McCarthy-intensive course at Centre College, and in association with that class, she’s arranging a production of The Sunset Limited. The show will run for three nights, January 16-18, in Weisiger Theatre, a 360-seat theater-in-the-round on campus. Peter […]

Cormac McCarthy Society Announces Third Casebook Volume

First, a bit of housekeeping: All of the pre-ordered copies of They Rode On have now been shipped, so if you haven’t already received yours—especially if you’re in Canada or overseas—check your mailbox this week on this side of either pond and anytime from early next week onward on the other. We’re sorry about the […]

Blood Meridian Casebooks Arriving Soon

We are expecting to receive the Blood Meridian casebooks this week, so we have ended preorder pricing effective immediately. For those of you who want a copy of the book but still haven’t ordered, here’s a link. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet […]

Site Functionality Restored (Sort Of)

Well, after a day or so of outage/outrage, we’re back up and running again. Sadly, on account of someone’s deleting the main admin account, the site had to be restored from backup. And that means we’ve lost about a week of Forum posts. Also, we lost the Sydney Conference Info, but it has ben reconstructed. […]

Cormac McCarthy Turns 80

The year Cormac McCarthy was born, FM radio and the stereo record were invented. The source for the above happens to incorrectly cite 1936 as the year Samuel Colt patented the Colt revolver. Even though the Colt was invented 97 years before McCarthy was born and not when he was three, McCarthy would certainly make […]

Society's Blood Meridian Casebook Available for Preorder

The Cormac McCarthy Society is pleased to announce that the second volume in its casebook series on Cormac McCarthy, They Rode On: Blood Meridian and the Tragedy of the American West, is now available for preorder. We expect the book to arrive in mid June, but we are offering special preorder pricing through the end […]

The Counselor Screenplay Due October 8 from Vintage

For those of you who have missed the relevant forum post, Amazon.com is now listing The Counselor: A Screenplay with a publication date of 8 October 2013. No cover art yet, but the book’s available for preorder. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet […]

Volume 10 of The Cormac McCarthy Journal Available for Purchase

The Cormac McCarthy Society announces the immediate availability of The Cormac McCarthy Journal, Volume 10. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

Society Announces 20th Anniversary Conference Schedule

A keynote address by the indomitable Peter Josyph (with the understated title “How Cormac McCarthy Saved Civilization”) and a dinner celebrating the 20th anniversary of both All the Pretty Horses and the Cormac McCarthy Society highlight the Society’s just-released 20th Anniversary Conference Schedule. Four days of activities are planned, including presentations by over 40 scholars […]