Cormac McCarthy’s Puzzling New Novel Is a Strange Trip

By Bill Nevins Cormac McCarthy at age 89 is a hard-edged, take-no-prisoners, literary rock star. He’s written enthralling fictional books about border scalp-hunters, post-apocalyptic survivors, lonely cowboys, troubled cops and cold-eyed narco-killers. He’s won a MacArthur “Genius” Grant and a Pulitzer Prize, been elected to the American Philosophical Society, received lavish praise from critics and […]