The Complete Works

Novels

First Editions

The Bounty Hunters. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1953.

The Law at Randado. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1954.

Escape from Five Shadows. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1956.

Last Stand at Saber River. New York : Dell, 1959.

Hombre. New York : Ballantine Books, 1961.

The Big Bounce. Greenwich, Conn. : Fawcett Publications, 1969.

The Moonshine War. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1969.

Valdez is Coming. Greenwich, Conn. : Fawcett Publications, 1970.

Forty Lashes Less One. New York : Bantam Books, 1972.

Mr. Majestyk. New York : Dell, 1974.

Fifty-Two Pickup. New York : Delacorte Press, 1974.

Swag. New York : Delacorte Press, 1976.

Unknown Man No. 89. New York : Delacorte Press, 1977.

The Hunted. New York : Dell, 1977.

The Switch. New York : Bantam Books, 1978.

Gunsights. New York : Bantam Books, 1979.

City Primeval. New York : Arbor House, 1980.

Gold Coast. New York : Bantam Books, 1980.

Split Images. New York : Arbor House, 1981.

Cat Chaser. New York : Arbor House, 1982.

Stick. New York : Arbor House, 1983.

LaBrava.New York : Arbor House, 1983.

Glitz. New York : Arbor House, 1985.

Bandits. New York : Arbor House, 1987.

Touch. New York : Arbor House, 1987.

Freaky Deaky. New York : Arbor House, 1988.

Killshot. New York : Arbor House, 1989.

Get Shorty. New York : Delacorte Press, 1990.

Maximum Bob. New York : Delacorte Press, 1991.

Rum Punch. New York : Delacorte Press, 1992.

Pronto. New York : Delacorte Press, 1993.

Riding the Rap. New York : Delacorte Press, 1995.

Out of Sight. New York : Delacorte Press, 1996.

Cuba Libre. New York : Delacorte Press, 1998.

Be Cool. New York : Delacorte Press, 1999.

Pagan Babies. New York : Delacorte Press, 2000.

Tishomingo Blues. New York : William Morrow, 2002.

Mr. Paradise. New York : William Morrow, 2004.

A Coyote’s In the House. New York : William Morrow, 2004.

The Hot Kid. New York : William Morrow, 2005.

Comfort to the Enemy. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009.

Up in Honey’s Room. New York : William Morrow, 2007.

Road Dogs. New York : William Morrow, 2009.

Djibouti. New York : William Morrow, 2010.

Raylan. New York : William Morrow, 2011.

Comfort to the Enemy (Serial Novel)

“The Hanging of Willi Martz,” The New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Shemane’s Lincoln Zephyr,” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Is Carl Still the Hot Kid?,”  The New York Tiimes Sunday Magazine.

“Jurgen Schrenk, Escape Artist,” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Carl and Louly in Love” New York Times Sunday Magazine,

“Gary Marion, Ex-Bull Rider.” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Joe Tanzi, Fugitive,”  New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Tutti and Frankie Bones, ” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Teddy Ritz, White Slaver,” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Gunnery Sgt. Louise Webster,” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“It’s Up to You, Carl,”New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Jurgen and Otto on the Lam,” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Shootout at Shemane’s,” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

“Are You Going After Jurgen?,” New York Times Sunday Magazine.

Novel Collections

Dutch Treat. New York : Arbor House, 1985.

Double Dutch Treat. New York : Arbor House, 1986.

Stories

Collections

The Tonto Woman and Other Western Stories. New York: Delacorte Press, 1998

When the Women Come Out to Dance.  New York ; William Morrow; 2002

The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard. William Morrow, New York, 2004

First Appearance

“Trail of the Apache.” Argosy, December, 1951.

“Apache Medicine.” Dime Western Magazine, May, 1952.

“You Never See Apaches….” Dime Western Magazine, September, 1952.

“Red Hell Hits Canyon Diablo.” 10 Story Western Magazine, October 1952.

“The Colonel’s Lady.” Zane Grey’s Western Magazine, November, 1952.

“Law of the Hunted One.” Western Story Magazine, December, 1952.

“Cavalry Boots.” Zane Grey’s Western Magazine, December 1952.

“Under the Friar’s Ledge.” Dime Western Magazine, January, 1953.

“The Rustlers.” Zane Grey’s Western Magazine, February 1953.

“Three-Ten to Yuma.” Dime Western Magazine, March, 1953.

“The Big Hunt.” Western Story Magazine, April 1953.

“Long Night.” Zane Grey’s Western Magazine, May, 1953.

“The Boy Who Smiled.” Gunsmoke, June, 1953.

“The Hard Way.” Zane Grey’s Western Magazine, August, 1953.

“The Last Shot.” Fifteen Western Tales, September, 1953.

“Blood Money.” Western Story Magazine, October 1953.

“Trouble at Rindo’s Station.” Argosy, October 1953.

“Saint with a Six-Gun.” Argosy, October, 1954.

“The Captives.” Argosy, February, 1955.

“No Man’s Guns.” Western Story Roundup, August 1955.

“The Rancher’s Lady.” Western Magazine, September 1955.

“Jugged.” Western Magazine, December 1955.

“Moment of Vengeance.” Saturday Evening Post, April 21, 1956.

“Man with the Iron Arm.” Complete Western Book, September, 1956.

“The Longest Day of his Life.” Western Novel and Short Stories, October, 1956.

“The Nagual.” 2-Gun Western, November, 1956.

“The Kid.” Western Short Stories, December 1956.

“The Treasure of Mungo’s Landing.” True Adventures, June, 1958.

“The Bull Ring at Blisston.” Short Stories For Men Magazine, August, 1959.

“Only Good Ones.” Western Roundup, Nye, Nelson, ed. New York : Macmillan, 1961.

“The Tonto Woman.” Roundup, Overholser, Stephen, ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1982.

“Hurrah for Captain Early.” New Trails, Jakes, John and Greenber, Martin H., ed. New York : Doubleday, 1994.

“Karen Makes Out.” Murder for Love, Penzler, Otto, ed. New York : Delacorte Press,

“The Odyssey.” Chapter in Naked Came the Manatee, New York : Putnam, 1996.

“Sparks.” Murder and Obsession, Penzler, Otto, ed. New York : Delacorte Press, 1999.

“Hanging Out at the Buena Vista.” USA Weekend, 1999 Summer Fiction Issue, June 13, 1999.

Fire in the Hole. Contentville Press,  2001

“Chickasaw Charlie Hoke.” Murderer’s Row, Penzler, Otto ed. Beverly Hills, Calif. : New Millennium Press, 2001.

“When the Women Come Out to Dance.” In the short story collection, When the Women Come Out to Dance, New York : William Morrow, 2002

“Showdown at Checotah.” McSweeney’s Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales, New York : Vintage Press, 2003.

“Louly and Pretty Boy.” Dangerous Women, Penzler, Otto ed. New York : Mysterious Press, 2005.

“Chick Killer.” McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern #39. 2011

Uncollected

“The Bull Ring at Blisston.” Short Stories For Men Magazine, August, 1959.

Non-Fiction

Non-Fiction Book

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing, illustrations by Joe Ciardiello.  New York :  William Morrow & Company, 2007.

Commentary on Own Work

“Commentary on LaBrava.” The New Black Mask Quarterly, Number 2. Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. A Harvest/HBJ Book, 1985.

Touch. New York : Arbor House, 1987. Introduction

The Big Bounce, (Hardcover reprint.)  New York : The Armchair Detective Library,  1989.

Unknown Man No. 89 . (Hardcover reprint.) New York : The Armchair Detective Library, 1993.

“Elmore Leonard, Criminal Conversations,” The Paris Review,  No. 164, Winter 2002-2003

Book Introductions

Irwin Faust, Willy Remembers. New York : Arbor House, 1983.

H. N. Swanson, Sprinkled with Ruby Dust. New York : Warner Books, 1989. Introduction by Elmore Leonard.

Balthazar Korab. Detroit: The Renaissance City. Charlottesville, Va : Spradlin & Associates, 1989.

George V. Higgins, The Friends of Eddie Coyle. Owl Books; September 2000

H. C. Heinz. The Professional. (Reprint.) Da Capo Press, 2001. Introduction by Elmore Leonard.

Eli Zaret. ‘84: The Last of the Great Tigers, Untold Stories From an Amazing Season. Foreword by Elmore Leonard. South Boardman, MI : Crofton Creek Press, 2003.

Charles Willeford, Miami Blues (Reprint.) New York: Knopf, 2004.

Walter Mirisch. I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History. Madison, Wisconsin :University of Wisconsin Press, 2008. Introduction by Elmore Leonard.

Julie Reyes Taubman, Detroit: 138 Square Miles. Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit,  2011

Peter Leonard, Voices of the Dead, The Story Plant, 2012 Introduction by Elmore Leonard

Book Reviews

“Diamond in the Booth.” The New York Times.  April 7, 1991.  Review of Ernie Harwell’s Diamond Gems.  Ann Arbor, Mich : Momentum Books, 1991.

“All the Lonely People.” The Washington Post, January 31, 1993. Review of Fraud by Anita Brookner. New York : Random House 1993.

“Rent-a-Cop and Robbers.” The Washington Post , April 1983. Review of Dancing Bear by James Crumley. New York : Random House 1983.

“Busting the Tijuana Pirates.” The New York Times Book Review, February 5, 1984. Review of Lines and Shadows by Joseph Wambuagh. New York : William Morrow & Co, 1984.

Essays

“Quitting.” A chapter in The Courage to Change. edited by Dennis Wholey. New York :
Houghton Mifflin, 1986.

“On Richard Bissell.” A chapter in Rediscoveries II. New York : Carroll & Graf, 1988.

“Everyman: Great characters but where’s the love interest?” The New York Times Magazine, April 18, 1999.

“McHeard Is The Word. The Grey Area: Truth as Entertainment.” Forbes Magazine, Oct. 2, 2000.

“Hail Mary, Spirituality: With or Without Prayer” The New York Times, May 7, 2000.

“Imagine Pitching this in Hollywood” The New York Times, April 8, 2001.

“Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Hooptedoodle.” The New York Times, 7/16/2001.

“Thank God for Robert Johnson.” Chapter in Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey, ed. by Peter Guralnick. Amistad Press, 2003.

For the Love of Books. New York : Berkeley Books, 2000.  Contribution by Elmore Leonard.

“Elmore Leonard. ” A section in Writers Dreaming by Naomi Epel. New York : Carol Southern Books, 1993.

“For Swanie, Bless His Heart.” Los Angeles Times, June 16, 1991.

“Hollywood and Me.” The Guardian, April 18, 1997.

“My Car Story.” Esquire, Oct. 1998.

BookForum: Reflections (on the topic of fiction into film) (2007)

Wild Kingdom - Windows On The World

“A Taste for Life’s Seamy Side.” A conversation with Alvin P. Sanoff. U.S. News & World Report, March 9, 1987.

“A Life of Many Hues, Memories of John D. MacDonald.” St. Petersburg (Florida) Times. Jan 4, 1987.

“What Elmore Leonard Does.” Chapter in Who’s Writing This? Notations on the AuthoriaI With Self Portraits. Dan Halpern, Ed. Hopewell, N.J.  :  Ecco Press, 1995.

“Richard Bissell.” For the Love of Books, 115 Celebrated Writers on the Books They Love Most. Ronald B. Shwartz, ed. New York Grosset/Putnam, 1999.

Snoopy’s Guide To Writing Life, Writers Digest Books, 2004

“How I Write.” Gentlemen’s Quarterly, September 2000.

“The Lost Art of Writing by Hand.” Esquire, Feb. 2002.

“Making It Up As I Go Along.” AARP Magazine, July/August 2009.

“Crime Does Pay.” Life Magazine, November 1990.

“Reflections on the Topic of Fiction into Film.” BookForum, June, July, August, 2007.

“I Owe It All To Raylan,” TV Guide, 2010

On Crime

“Impressions of Murder.” The Detroit News Sunday Magazine, 1978.

“Cutting Deals.” A Man’s Word.” Esquire, June 1986.

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Reference

Biography

David Geherin, Elmore Leonard (Literature and Life Series), New York : Continuum, 1989.

Paul Challen , Get Dutch , Toronto: ECW Press, 2000

James E. Devlin, Elmore Leonard (Twayne Author Series), New York : Twayne Publishers, 1999.

Research

Gregg Sutter, “Research and the Elmore Leonard Novel Part 1,” Armchair Detective, 1986

Gregg Sutter, “Research and the Elmore Leonard Novel Part 2”, Armchair Detective, 1986

Other

Elmore Leonard, Notebooks, Northridge, CA : Lord John Press, 1991

Elmore Leonard: A Reader’s Checklist and Reference Guide, CheckerBee Publishing, 1999

Film and TV

Currently on TV

Justified, FX Networks, 2010-2012

Film

3:10 to Yuma. Dir. Delmer Daves. Columbia Pictures, 1957.

The Tall T. Dir. Budd Boetticher.  Columbia Pictures, 1957.

Hombre. Dir. Martin Ritt.  20th Century Fox, 1967.

The Big Bounce. Dir. Alex March. Warner Bros., 1969.

The Moonshine War. Dir. Richard Quine. Filmway Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.

Valdez is Coming. Dir. Edwin Sherin. United Artists, 1971.

Joe Kidd. Dir. John Sturgis. The Malpaso Company and Universal Pictures. 1972.

Mr. Majestyk. Dir. Richard Fleischer. The Mirisch Company, 1974.

Stick. Dir. Burt Reynolds.  Universal Pictures, 1985.

52 Pickup. Dir. John Frankenheimer.  Cannon Group, 1986.

The Rosary Murders. Dir. Fred Walton.  First Take, Rosary Take One, 1987.

Cat Chaser. Dir. Abel Ferrara. Vestron Pictures, 1989.

Get Shorty. Dir. Barry Sonnenfeld.  MGM / Jersey Films, 1995.

Touch. Dir. Paul Schrader.  Lumiere International/United Artists, 1997.

Jackie Brown. Dir. Quentin Tarantino.  Miramax Films, 1997.

Out of Sight. Dir. Steven Soderbergh.  Universal Pictures and Jersey Films, 1998.

The Big Bounce (II). Dir. George Armitage.  Warner Bros, 2004.

Be Cool, Dir. F. Gary Gray.  MGM, Jersey Films, Double Feature, 2005.

3:10 to Yuma. Dir. James Mangold, Lionsgate, 2007

Killshot. Dir. John Madden.  The Weinstein Company, 2009.

Short Films

The Tonto Woman. Dir. Daniel Barber,  Knucklehead Productions, 2007.

Sparks. Dir. Joseph Gordon-Levitt.  Produced by Joseph Gordon-Levitt , 2008.

TV Movie

Moment of Vengeance. (TV) Dir. Alvin Ganzer.  Meridian Productions / CBS - Schlitz Playhouse of the Stars, 9/28/1956.

High Noon, Part II. (TV) Dir. Jerry Jameson. Charles Fries Productions, 1980.

Desperados. (TV) Dir. Virgil W. Vogel. MacArthur. Universal TV, 1987.

Glitz

Border Shootout. Dir. Chris McIntyre,  Turner Pictures,

Split Images. Dir. Sheldon Larry.  Zev Braun, 1992.

Last Stand at Saber River. Turner Network Television, 1997.

Pronto. (TV) Dir. Jim McBride. Showtime Pictures, 1997.

Elmore Leonard’s Gold Coast.  Dir. Peter Weller Showtime Pictures, 1997.

TV Series

Maximum Bob. Prod. Barry Sonnenfeld. Warner Bros. Television, 1998.

Karen Sisco.  Prod. Bob Brush. ABC Television, Universal Network Television, 2003.

Justified, FX Networks, 2010-2012

Original Screenplays

The Moonshine War. Dir. Richard Quine. Filmway Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.

Joe Kidd. Dir. John Sturgis. The Malpaso Company and Universal Pictures. 1972.

Mr. Majestyk. Dir. Richard Fleischer. The Mirisch Company, 1974.

High Noon, Part II. (TV) Dir. Jerry Jameson. Charles Fries Productions, 1980.

Stick. Dir. Burt Reynolds.  Universal Pictures, 1985.

52 Pickup. Dir. John Frankenheimer.  Cannon Group, 1986.

Desperados. (TV) Dir. Virgil W. Vogel. MacArthur. Universal TV, 1987.

The Rosary Murders. Dir. Fred Walton.  First Take, Rosary Take One, 1987.

Cat Chaser. Dir. Abel Ferrara. Vestron Pictures, 1989.