The Last Picture Show series is a series of contemporary western novels by American author Larry McMurtry. The series is alternatively named after its protagonist, Duane Moore. Both The Last Picture Show and its follow-up Texasville were adapted to film.

The Last Picture Show series began in 1966 with its title novel. It would be 21 years before a sequel would be published, which was Texasville. It would be another 12 years before a third novel in the series, and then another 8 before the next. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Larry McMurtry’s Duane Moore books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Last Picture Show Books


The Last Picture Show(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Texasville(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Duane's Depressed(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Light Goes(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rhino Ranch(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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