Renowned novelist Cormac McCarthy passed away

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Renowned Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Cormac McCarthypassed away at the age of 89.

An Overview of the News

  • McCarthy, best known for such acclaimed novels as "The Road" and "No Country for Old Men," was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1933.

  • He began his fiction writing journey in the early 1960s and published his first novel "The Orchard Keeper" in 1965.

  • Throughout his career, McCarthy wrote more than 20 novels, including such notable works as "Blood".

  • In recognition of her literary achievements, McCarthy was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2007 for her novel "The Road".

  • Additionally, his novel "No Country for Old Men" was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film in 2007.

Pulitzer Prize

  • It is an award administered by Columbia University.

  • It was established in 1917 by provisions of the will of Joseph Pulitzer.

  • The award recognizes achievements in newspaper, magazine, online journalism, literature, and musical composition within the United States.

  • The award covers various categories such as newspaper reporting, investigative journalism, editorial writing, feature writing, commentary, criticism, photography, fiction, drama, history, biography, poetry and music.

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