Faulkneresque, Pulitzer Prize-winning author who wrote quality novels like "Blood Meridian," "Child of God," "All The Pretty Horses," "The Road" and most notably "No Country For Old Men," since it was adapted into a film done by the consistently brilliant Coen Bros.
Arguably, he's the greatest American writer alive. Many of his books are quite bleak & are heavy on Southern language ("Whatta you mean you caint!") but if you can handle that, you'll see what a treasure he is to literature.
Will there ever be another Cormac McCarthy? Probably not.