Cormac McCarthy to Sell Magic Typewriter

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Photo: Christie's

This Friday, Cormac McCarthy will auction off the portable Olivetti manual typewriter on which he wrote The Road, No Country for Old Men, and eleven other novels; Christie's estimates it'll go for between $15,000 and $20,000. Related: We'll sell the half-functioning netbook used to write this Vulture post for $50. [NYT, Christie's]