Larry McMurtry

Larry McMurtry (born June 3, 1936 in Archer City, Texas), three-time winner of the Jesse H. Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters, regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, and probably best known for the film adaptations of his work: Hud, The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, and of course, Lonesome Dove


Non-Series Fiction:

Horseman Pass By – 1961
Leaving Cheyenne (filmed as Lovin’ Molly) – 1963
Cadillac Jack – 1982
Anything for Billy – 1988
Buffalo Girls (filmed for television with same title) – 1990
Pretty Boy Floyd (with Diana Ossana) – 1994
Zeke and Ned (with Diana Ossana) – 1997
Boone’s Lick – 2000
Loop Group – 2005
Telegraph Days – 2006
The Last Kind Words Saloon – 2014

Houston Books:

Moving On – 1970
All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers – 1972
Terms of Endearment (filmed as Terms of Endearment) – 1975
Somebody’s Darling – 1978
Some Can Whistle – 1989
The Evening Star – 1992

Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call Books

Lonesome Dove (Pulitzer Prize winner and television film) – 1985
Streets of Laredo (filmed as TV mini-series) – 1993
Dead Man’s Walk (filmed as TV mini-series) – 1995
Comanche Moon – 1997

The Berrybender Narratives

Sin Killer – 2002
The Wandering Hill – 2003
By Sorrow’s River – 2003
Folly and Glory – 2004

Duane Moore Books:

The Last Picture Show (filmed as movie of same name) – 1966
Texasville (with film adaptation of same name) – 1987
Duanes Depressed – 1999
When the Light Goes – 2007
Rhino Ranch: A Novel – 2009

Harmony and Pepper Books:

The Desert Rose – 1983
The Late Child – 1995

Non-Fiction:

In a Narrow Grave: Essays on Texas – 1968
It’s Always We Rambled (Essay) – 1974
Film Flam: Essays on Hollywood – 1987
Crazy Horse: A Life – 1999
Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen: Reflections on Sixty and Beyond – 1999
Roads: Driving America’s Great Highways – 2000
Sacagawea’s Nickname (essays on the American West) – 2001
Paradise (memoir of travel to the South Pacific) – 2002
The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley and the Beginning of Superstardom in
     America – 2005
Oh What a Slaughter: Massacres in the American West: 1846-1890 – 2005
Books: A Memoir – 2008
Literary Life: A Second Memoir – 2009
Hollywood: A Third Memoir – 2011
Custer – 2012

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