I'm drawn to books about underdogs, and good ghost stories, hold the gore. In non-fiction, my curiosity leads me to books about brain science and health, technology, art and culture, and how-to books. I listen to podcasts and audiobooks while working on projects.
Cormac McCarthy has a unique style, writing stories that are psychological, intense and often unremittingly bleak. Here are some more authors to try after you've exhausted all of Cormac McCarthy's works.