Larry McMurtry Auctioned Off His Books in Archer City Over the Weekend (Photos)
Photos by Catherine Downes
Archer City, a small town 140 miles northwest of Dallas, was buzzing with media and bidders over the weekend as Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry auctioned off books from his antique bookstore, Booked Up.
Here's what it looked like:
Auction director Michael Addison.
News crews and reporters swarmed McMurtry.
Larry McMurtry mid interview at his bookstore, Booked Up.
Wildcat cafe is very popular with the locals, including McMurtry, who enjoyed a burger there on Saturday afternoon.
Some of McMurtry's work on display at the Wildcat Cafe.
James McMurtry (Larry McMurtry's son) played a show on Friday night at Archer City's Royal Theater.
Locals playing dominoes at the American Legion hall in Archer City.
Bidders packed up their cars, trucks and U-Hauls with loads of books before returning home.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Dallas, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.