Author Archives: Marty Priola (Webmaster)

Child of God Blu-Ray and DVD Release Announced

Just a quick note to let you know that the Child of God Blu-Ray and DVD have been announced. Available for preorder at Amazon, which, as usual, benefits this site. 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 […]

Franco’s Blood Meridian Test Footage Released, et al.

For those of you who haven’t been paying close attention to the Forum, you may have missed this post the other day about  the test footage from James Franco’s apparently aborted film version of Blood Meridian: Or The Evening Redness in the West. The footage is here, and it includes a few remarks by Franco. Worth mentioning: […]

Society Announces Preorder Pricing for Fourth Casebook

Carrying the Fire: Cormac McCarthy’s The Road and the Apocalyptic Tradition is available for preorder. We’re hoping to publish before Christmas…. 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 […]

Penn State University Press to Publish Society Journal Beginning in 2015

Stacey Peebles, editor of The Cormac McCarthy Journal, has an exciting update for us: I’m happy to announce that beginning in 2015, The Cormac McCarthy Journal will be published by Penn State University Press, which will be a boon for us in terms of design, prestige, visibility, production assistance, and availability in libraries and databases like JSTOR. […]

John Hannifin, R.I.P.

Society member Wes Morgan, our resident Knoxville expert, tells us that John Hannifin passed away on April 25, and he was interred yesterday at Calvary Cemetery. Fans of Suttree may remember Hannifin as Big Frig; he appears a few times in the novel. See pages 192 and 456 in the Vintage edition. You can view […]

Forum Tweak Implemented

Since I can’t make our forums run in reverse chronological order, I’ve added pagination so that you won’t have to scroll through all the posts to get to the end. It’s a simple solution, and it may not work, but please let me know if it’s an improvement. I have also (just now) added some […]

TLS Reviews McCarthy Books by Frye, Josyph

In the March 28 edition of The Times Literary Supplement, Peter Quinn tackles two recent works of McCarthy scholarship: Peter Josyph’s Cormac McCarthy’s House: Reading McCarthy without walls and The Cambridge Companion to Cormac McCarthy, edited by Society President Steven Frye. Quinn’s review, “Art of Burnt Wood” is not freely available, but he has positive […]

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 […]