Larry McMurtry Named New Books Columnist at Harper’s Magazine

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Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Larry McMurtry will serve as Harper’s Magazine‘s regular “New Books” columnist.

McMurtry will take over for the magazine’s regular “New Books” columnist, Zadie Smith.┬áHis debut column will appear in the November issue.

Here’s more from the release: “McMurtry is the author of twenty-four novels including The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, and Lonesome Dove, winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Last Dairy Queen, Paradise, and Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West. He also co-wrote, with Diana Ossana, the screenplay for Brokeback Mountain.” (Photo Credit: Diana Lynn Ossana)