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  • Cormac McCarthy's typewriter and its predecessors

     
    On Friday, Christie's will auction Cormac McCarthy's battered blue Olivetti typewriter, with proceeds going to the Santa Fe Institute, a nonprofit the author supports. "I have typed on this typewriter every book I have written including three not yet...
  • ‘The Road’ has end-of-the-world images inspired by Katrina aftermath

     
    SCENE STEALER Patrick Kevin Day chatted with "The Road" director John Hillcoat, who got many of the apocalyptic images used in the movie from New Orleans, including the infamous Lower Ninth Ward. You can read his previous Scene Stealer interviews......
  • Fantasy Xmas shopping for book lovers: Christie's droolworthy auction

     
    Looking for just the right gifts for the book lovers in your life? Today, in two auctions, Christie's is auctioning some rare and stunning literary artifacts. Cormac McCarthy's typewriter is only the beginning; there are first editions and letters and.......
  • Cormac McCarthy's $254,500 typewriter

     
    Cormac McCarthy's typewriter sold at auction today for 254,500 bones, more than 12 times the estimated cost of $15,000-$20,000. And the thing barely works! Functionality isn't the point, of course: Provenance is. It's notable that McCarthy has written all...