CORMAC MCCARTHY (b 1933 )
Cormac McCarthy is the author of ten novels: The Orchard Keeper (1965), Outer Dark (1968), Child of God (1974), Suttree (1979), Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West (1985), All the Pretty Horses (1992), The Crossing (1994), Cities of the Plain (1998), No Country for Old Men (2005) and The Road (2006). Other works by McCarthy include two short stories which were published while he was still in college: Wake for Susan (1959) and A Drowning Incident (1960). In addition, McCarthy has published one screenplay and two plays: The Stonemason: A Play in Five Acts (1994), The Gardener’s Son: A Screenplay (1996) and The Sunset Limited: A Novel in Dramatic Form (2006). Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (2007).