The Road takes the path of least resistance

The Road, Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize–winning, Oprah-endorsed postapocalyptic survivalist prose poem — in which a father and his 10-year-old son traverse a despoiled landscape…

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Jay Bennett breaks a heart

Cormac McCarthy once said that all writers worth their salt should write about death. If literature doesn't take on that great mystery, then it…

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