IN STORE: Classics Club discusses The Last Picture Show

Join moderators Kathy Schultenover and Andy Brennan for a discussion of Larry McMurtry’s book The Last Picture Show. This is a free event which will take place IN STORE on Thursday, August 5th at 6:30pm Central Time. Because space will be limited, registration is required to attend this meeting. Please register for free by filling out the form below! (Note: If for any reason you need to cancel your registration, please call the store at 615-953-2243 at least 24 hours before the meeting so your space can be provided to another guest.) Masks will be required during this event. 

About the Book

The Last Picture Show (1966) is both a rambunctious coming-of-age story and an elegy to a forlorn Texas town trying to keep its one movie house alive. Adapted into the Oscar-winning film, this masterpiece immortalizes the lives of the hardscrabble residents who are threatened by the inexorable forces of the modern world.

Larry McMurtry was an award-winning novelist, essayist, and avid bookseller and collector, who won an Academy Award for the screenplay of Brokeback Mountain with cowriter Diana Ossana. Awarded in 2014 the National Humanities Medal for his body of work, his novels include Lonesome Dove and, most recently, The Last Kind Words Saloon

Event date: 
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14
Nashville, TN 37215
The Last Picture Show Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631493591
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright - March 20th, 2018