Cormac McCarthy: 80th Birthday | Literary Evening

American Center, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Fee: Free (please register by clicking on Sign Up above the picture)

About the Event

During the evening, you will hear from interesting guests, such as Marcel Arbeit of Department of American Studies, Palacky University, and Martin Svobody, editor of Argo Publishing House. The evening will be hosted by Richard Olehla of Skvorecky Literary Academy.

In Czech.

Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist and playwright. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic, Western, and Post-apocalyptic genres. He won the Pulitzer Priz and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction for The Road (2006). His 2005 novel No Country for Old Men was adapted as a 2007 film of the same name, which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. For All the Pretty Horses (1992), he won both the U.S. National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award. All the Pretty Horses and The Road were also adapted as motion pictures.

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