Elmore Leonard had thought that after 47 novels, he had retired. However, after winning the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in November, he appears to have had a change of heart. Leonard, 87, says that he plans to write at least two more books. “I don’t have any reason to […]
Elmore Leonard has been honoured with The National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters award. He will be presented with the medal on November 14th. “I was very surprised. I didn’t ever count on winning this kind of an award,” Leonard said. “I’ve won a lot of awards, but not like this […]
Raylan Givens is a fictional character created by American author Elmore Leonard, featured in a series of crime fiction novels. Raylan made to jump from the written page onto the screen when Graham Yost created the Justified FX television series on, based on the Elmore Leonard short story Fire in the Hole. Raylan is a […]
Elmore Leonard is an American novelist as well as a screenwriter. Leonard is best known for his early western novels as well as crime fiction and suspense thrillers. Many of his novels have been adapted to film, including Mr. Majestyk, Get Shorty, Rum Punch (as Jackie Brown) and Be Cool.
Today is a big day for most fiction readers. New books are being released like crazy, including books by Orson Scott Card, Nevada Barr and Elmore Leonard!