The Elmore Leonard Home Page

The Official
Elmore Leonard Website



The Bounty Hunters
The Law at Randado
Escape from Five Shadows
Last Stand at Saber River
The Big Bounce
The Moonshine War
Valdez is Coming
Forty Lashes Less One
Mr. Majestyk
Fifty-Two Pickup
Unknown Man No. 89
The Hunted
The Switch
City Primeval
Gold Coast
Split Images
Cat Chaser
Freaky Deaky
Get Shorty
Maximum Bob
Rum Punch
Riding the Rap
Out of Sight
Cuba Libre
Be Cool
Pagan Babies
Tishomingo Blues
Mr. Paradise
A Coyote’s in the House
The Hot Kid
Comfort to the Enemy
Up in Honey’s Room
Road Dogs


The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard
The Tonto Woman and Other Western Stories
When the Women Come Out to Dance
Trail of the Apache
Apache Medicine
You Never See Apaches…
Red Hell Hits Canyon Diablo
The Colonel’s Lady
Law of the Hunted One
Cavalry Boots
Under the Friar’s Ledge
The Rustlers
Three Ten to Yuma
The Big Hunt
Long Night
The Boy Who Smiled
The Hard Way
The Last Shot
Blood Money
Trouble at Rindo’s Station
Saint with a Six-Gun
The Captives
No Man’s Guns
The Rancher’s Lady
Moment of Vengeance
Man with the Iron Arm
The Longest Day of his Life
The Nagual
The Kid
The Treasure of Mungo’s Landing
The Bull Ring at Blisston
Only Good Ones
The Tonto Woman
Hurrah for Captain Early
Karen Makes Out
The Odyssey
Hanging Out at the Buena Vista
Fire in the Hole
Chickasaw Charlie Hoke
When the Women Come Out to Dance
Showdown at Checotah
Louly and Pretty Boy
Chick Killer (2011)
Ice Man

Film and TV

Moment of Vengeance
3:10 to Yuma
The Tall T
The Big Bounce (I)
The Moonshine War
Valdez is Coming
Joe Kidd
Mr. Majestyk
High Noon, Part II
52 Pickup
The Rosary Murders
Glitz (TV)
Cat Chaser
Border Shootout
Split Images
Get Shorty
Last Stand at Saber River
Elmore Leonard’s Gold Coast (TV)
Jackie Brown
Maximum Bob
Out of Sight
Karen Sisco
The Big Bounce (II)
Be Cool (2005)
The Ambassador
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Killshot (2009)
Freaky Deaky
The Tonto Woman
Life of Crime

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Charles Rzepka Interviews with Elmore 2009-2010


Elmore Leonard is a crucial figure in any consideration of the development of crime writing in the twentieth century, and he is arguably, as Martin Amis suggests, the closest thing America has to “a national novelist”.  In a career that spans sixty years, over forty novels and numerous screenplays and short stories, he has established himself as the best-known crime fiction writer in America and as so vigorous a creative presence that he transcends the categories of popular generic fiction.  When he was awarded USA PEN Lifetime Achievement award, PEN praised the “distinct literary style” Leonard has created, suggesting that “books like Swag, LaBrava, Freaky Deaky and Tishomingo Blues are not only classics of the crime genre, but some of the best writing of the last half century.”


Recent Posts

Watch Timothy Olyphant Read Elmore Leonard In A Clip From ‘Justified: The Complete Series’

John Mulholland & Richard Zampella Filming Interviews for Elmore Leonard Documentary

Happy Birthday, Dutch!

5 Unforgettable Justified One-Liners

The Gregg Sutter Blog

Japanese FU-GO Balloon Bombs in Michigan

The Pontiac Story of Progress & Promise

Tom Morwatts on Growing Up in Detroit

Detroit Punks: Mitch Ryder

Amazon 2015 Pilots Now Online – Including Point of Honor

Even Bank Robbers Decide What Tie To Wear: The Essence Of Elmore Leonard

On Twitter

Ezra Pound: Posthumous Cantos edited by Massimo Bacigalupo review – Ez shows up off stage in Elmore's novel, Pronto.
Top 10 dialogue in crime fiction. 8. Be Cool. The sudden lurch towards confrontation that Leonard’s so good at.
True Romance, an early Tarantino classic. "An Elmore Leonard novel that he didn't write."
Jonathan Tucker on ‘Kingdom’ Season 2, ‘Justified’, Taking Risks, and More… via @collidernews
Review: In ‘Hotels of North America,’ Rick Moody Examines the Middle-Aged Male in Free Fall
Pop. 1280 by Jim Thompson, book of a lifetime…
Which work in your view is an Elmore Leonard classic?
Graham Yost brings Justified to Blu-ray and DVD - #GoogleAlerts
Watch Timothy Olyphant Read Elmore Leonard In A Clip From 'Justified: The Complete Series' via @UPROXX
John Mulholland & Richard Zampella Filming Interviews for Elmore Leonard Documentary…
#Zoolander2 has broken the record for the most online views for a comedy trailer
Idris Elba: "I really have nothing constructive to say about James Bond"…
#Creed's Tessa Thompson explains how the film breathes new life into the Rocky franchise
Discovery, Fox, Facebook & BuzzFeed join our #CES2016 Summit, #VarietyCES, Jan 7. Register:
Do you remember when you encountered your first spoiler? @blowryontv does
We're giving thanks for TV's supporting stars, who rarely get the glory
Christmas break is cancelled - at least as far as TV premieres are concerned