Last week, Larry McMurtry's career as a book dealer took center stage. McMurtry is, of course, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Lonesome Dove" and dozens of other novels, including "The Last Picture Show," "Texasville" and "Terms of Endearment." He's also familiar with Hollywood -- many of his books have been successfully adapted to film and in 2006, he won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay of "Brokeback Mountain.
Candid McMurtry Hits the Airwaves: In typically self-effacing style, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer that over the years he's written some "pretty good books." The author's candid comments s... Read Post
Larry McMurtry is perhaps best known for novels like The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment and Lonesome Dove; but the author also has a career as a bookseller. His store, Booked Up, spills across four buildings in his small hom... Read Post