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Larry McMurtry on the Power of the Plains, Myth, Lost Cowboys, and the Sky

  “The plains are a very powerful landscape. They’re not dramatic in the same way as the Rockies, or the California coastline, but they’re forceful.” -Larry McMurtry     Life under the omniscient, infinite West Texas sky will shape your … Continue reading

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Native Amarillo writer George Saunders on the Nature of Kindness

In 2013, The New York Times referred to Amarillo-born writer George Saunders’ book The Tenth of December as “the best book you’ll read this year.” A short story writer, Mr. Saunders has this year won the Story Prize and the $67,000 … Continue reading

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