The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (2006) won the Pulitzer Prize for literature on April 16, 2007 and has become a National Bestseller. It was also a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, winner of a National Book Award, and the winner of the 2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction (Morrow, 2006). This novel was also listed as a “Notable Book” by the New York Times. Time magazine ranked The Road third on its list of “10 Best Books” in 2006 (Grossman, 2006, p. 182). With this book, McCarthy presents his finest work. It is undoubtedly his masterpiece and exists as a masterpiece of American Fiction. The novel addresses the innermost workings of a father and son.
By: Cormac McCarthy