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LOOK: Famed Crime Novelist's Estate Could Be Yours | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

When famed crime novelist Elmore Leonard passed away in July at the age of 87, readers and moviegoers alike mourned the author of titles like "3:10 To...

Elmore Leonard: A True Measure of the Man

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.27.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

About three weeks after having sent out the galleys, a letter arrived by mail. It was from none other than Elmore Leonard, the most famous of the authors whom I contacted.

Remembering Elmore

Rick Cleveland | Posted 10.23.2013 | Books
Rick Cleveland

This many years later, whenever I'm beginning to write anything new, whether it's an episode of a television series, or a new play, I'll often re-read one of Elmore's novels. For inspiration, and as a reminder of how it's done right.

WATCH: 'Justified' Producer Mourns Elmore Leonard

Posted 08.21.2013 | TV

The death of famed crime novelist Elmore Leonard is weighing heavily on the hearts of the team behind "Justified," the FX drama series based on Leonar...

Requiem for a Writer: Elmore Leonard

Michael Drew | Posted 10.21.2013 | Books
Michael Drew

Leonard did what literary writers do: he showed us the world. And he was literary in the best sense: he was a great writer who delivered the goods consistently and pleased millions of readers.

The Letter I Never Sent To Elmore Leonard

Ashley Woods | Posted 10.20.2013 | Detroit
Ashley Woods

When you work for The Huffington Post, your job is to cover breaking news, not cry over it. But that was my first impulse when I heard that Elmore Leonard, America's foremost mystery writer of the last century, had passed away at home Tuesday.

10 Essential Elmore Leonard Reads

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.20.2013 | Books

When revered writer Elmore Leonard died Tuesday due to complications from a stroke, he left behind not just family and loved ones, but a large communi...

Famed Novelist Elmore Leonard Dies

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.21.2013 | Books

Famed novelist Elmore Leonard died Tuesday morning after complications from a stroke at his home in Bloomfield Village. He was 87. His researcher ...