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  • Q+LA Elmore Leonard

     
    The master of snap, crackle and pop crime fiction on hard-boiled masters, the jargon of Justified—and Raylan Givens’ iconic Stetson...
  • Editor’s Letter—April 2012

     
    In a special tribute to the nuances of noir, the best of the genre weighs in on books, bad guys and weapons of choice...
  • 'Road Dogs': More Leonard made for Hollywood

    'Road Dogs': More Leonard made for Hollywood
    1. Visualize Harry Dean Stanton. Head north out of Detroit on I-75 past 8 Mile Road and you get to Bloomfield Hills, the wealthy suburb where Elmore Leonard lives. Although he was born in New Orleans in 1925, the 83-year-old novelist grew up middle-class...
  • 'Killshot'

    He received the most attention lately for his Oscar-nominated performance in " The Wrestler," but Mickey Rourke also has been busy with other projects, including this Elmore Leonard-inspired drama about a couple ( Diane Lane, Thomas Jane) taken into the...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 31, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 31, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion: $17.99) Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle to stop the Lord of Time. || 3 || || 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little,...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 7, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 7, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion: $17.99) Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle to stop the Lord of Time. || 4 || || 2. || Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child (Delacorte: $27)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 14, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Scarecrow by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) A recently downsized reporter investigates a serial killer who uses his computer job to find his victims. || 1 || || 2. || Shanghai Girls...
  • Timothy Olyphant is on 'Fire' at FX

    Timothy Olyphant is done with "Damages," but his time on FX may not be over. Olyphant, who joined the cable channel's twisty legal drama this season, has been tapped to star in a pilot for FX. It's based on an Elmore Leonard story called "Fire in the...
  • Fiction review: Nobody Move by Denis Johnson is a great modern take, funny and bleak, on classic noir

    Nobody Move. Denis. Johnson. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. $23. 208 pp. My first reaction upon opening Denis Johnson's new short novel was to wonder why a well-regarded literary novelist would want to write an Elmore Leonard book. Johnson, who won the...
  • Nerds, private eyes and others

    Stephen Crane: "An Experiment in Misery" (HarperPerennial) "The Palace Hotel at Fort Romper was painted a light blue, a shade that is on the legs of a kind of heron, causing the bird to declare its position against any background. The Palace Hotel, then,...
  • 'Vanilla Ride' by Joe Lansdale

    'Vanilla Ride' by Joe Lansdale
    Like gold standard writers Elmore Leonard and the late Donald Westlake, Joe R. Lansdale is one of the more versatile writers in America. Over a span of 30 years, he's written well over a dozen mystery, suspense, western and sci-fi novels and short stories...