Faulkner’s Films

April 9, 2014

Even though William Faulkner once described Hollywood as the “plastic asshole of the world,” he spent two decades writing screenplays there. At Garden & Gun, John Meroney examines Faulkner’s film career, including writing for Howard Hawks and having an affair with his secretary. Pair with: Our essay on Cormac McCarthy’s attempt at screenwriting.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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