The grim traveler sampled the offerings with a heavy heart.
Some crazy stuff went down in Texas in the past thirty days. Here are some of the headlines you may have missed.
Will Cormac McCarthy’s films tarnish his literary reputation?
Novelist James Carlos Blake, who has been compared to Cormac McCarthy, returns to his prolific writing pace, releasing two books in less than a year.
The formerly reclusive author moonlights as a copy editor, taking his red pen to Quantum Man, a biography of a physicist.
But “@cormaccmccarthy” still has more than 3,200 followers.
Cormac McCarthy’s birth date and birthplace are just two of the facts about him that have eluded his rabid fans—until now. A dossier on the most fiercely private writer in Texas.
The Counselor has already been optioned by the same producing team that adapted McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Road.
The Brownsville native and longtime Austinite has spent most of his adult life contemplating the future: A progenitor of the scruffy cyberpunk fiction movement (he edited the short-story anthology Mirrorshades and co-authored The Difference Engine with William Gibson), he has penned ten sci-fi novels and several works of nonfiction, including…
Imagine a stage play with two characters in a ghetto tenement debating the value of life: White is a professor who jumped in front of a train, and Black is the ex-con who rescued him. This is the premise, weighted with all the pretensions of an Intro to Dramaturgy effort,…
Meet El Paso novelist James Carlos Blake, who writes critically acclaimed literary westerns with lots of violence but few female characters. Sound familiar?
Joe Ely hits the road.