Authors Like Cormac McCarthy

There are few authors like Cormac McCarthy; however, if you enjoy his writing style, you may like the following authors and books: The Wild Palms by William Faulkner, Outlander by Gil Adamson, Yonder Stands Your Orphan by Barry Hannah, and One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash.

Many have compared McCarthy’s writing style to Faulkner, and the former even admitted that he learned quite a bit from reading the latter’s work. Several literary critics consider Cormac to be one of the greatest living American writers.



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  • Some who like McCarthy also enjoy Moby Dick by Herman Melville.
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood may be well-liked by those who enjoyed The Road.
  • If you liked the Border Trilogy, you may enjoy Wildwood Boys by James Carlos Blake.

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