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Larry McMurtry’s Last Auction Sale

June 14, 2023 | By

Writers to Pay Tribute to Larry McMurtry This Weekend in Archer City

October 8, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

Roughly six months after the passing of the Texas Tolstoy, writers and fans of Larry McMurtry will gather this Saturday in Archer City, the town that made the man who made the town famous.

How The Last Picture Show Changed the World’s View of Small Town Texas

July 29, 2021 | By

Michael J. Mooney

Archer City Residents Paint the Town for a Purpose

July 29, 2021 | By

A Reader’s Maiden Voyage Into the World of Lonesome Dove

May 14, 2021 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

On January 1, I started doing what I’d been planning on doing for almost a year: reading the many books about Texas that I wasn’t exposed to until I was an adult.

A Tribute to “Lonesome Dove” Author Larry McMurtry

March 29, 2021 | By Sarah Bird, Jenny Staff Johnson, Michael Mooney, June Naylor, W.K. Stratton, June Naylor, and Dale Weisman

15 Small Texas Towns to Visit Now

July 31, 2019 | By

There was a time when most Texans lived over yonder. But over the past century, the percentage of Texans living in rural areas versus urban areas flipped: Today, 85 percent of us live in cities, while only 15 percent live in the country, according to the Texas Demographic Center.

Texas Bookish Destinations

October 14, 2016 | By Kay Ellington

Every fall the streets around the Texas State Capitol sprout huge white event tents, and crowds of booklovers—some 40,000 visitors of all ages—come from miles around to hear hundreds of popular authors discuss their works, snag signed copies, and enjoy food, fun, and live music.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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