Category Archives: Society

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

20th Anniversary Conference Schedule

Download the Schedule [PDF] Berea College Berea, Kentucky March 6-9, 2013 Wednesday, March 6 2:30-4 p.m. Session I: John Grady Cole, Hisself The Skylight Room, Historic Boone Tavern The Character of John Grady Cole. Rob McInroy, Nottingham University. Cowboy Character in All the Pretty Horses. Phillip A. Snyder, Brigham Young University. John Grady Cole, the […]

Berea Conference Paper Submission Deadline Extended

The deadline for submitting abstracts for consideration for the All the Pretty Horses 20th Anniversary Conference has been extended. We will consider abstracts submitted through next Friday, December 14. If you’re planning to submit a paper proposal but have not, please email Rick Wallach and inform him of your intent. This is shaping up to […]

Bookshop Sale Begins Today

The Cormac McCarthy Society Announces its first ever sale. In the spirit of the holiday season, we’re offering a 10% discount on all items in the Bookshop through next Friday, December 14. The name Outer Dark Friday Sale has ben suggested, but for brevity’s sake, the discount that appears in the shopping cart will go […]

Latest McCarthy Collection from Peter Josyph Available for Preorder

 is available for preorder from Before you get your hopes up too high about this new collection, note that it will not appear until next March. Still, it’s never too early to preorder. As always, ordering from via these links benefits the work of the Society. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this […]