I haven’t read any of Cormac McCarthy’s books, but his new one “The Road” looks good. It’s post-apocalyptic literary fiction!
And — this is a good sign, I think? — it has generated a lot of well-written book reviews. The NYT review by William Kennedy was a good read in its own right, and this CSM review by Yvonne Zipp sparkles. For instance, it describes the book as taking place in a “cauterized horrorscape.” Nice.