One book on the list:
"Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West" by Cormac McCarthy (1985)Read about the other books on the list.
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Blood Meridian is one authority's pick for the Great Texas novel and is among Clive Sinclair's top 10 westerns and Maile Meloy's six best books. It appears on the New York Times list of the best American fiction of the last 25 years and among the top ten works of literature according to Stephen King.