As he once told an interviewer, "I think that good dialogue is made up to sound realistic, but it isn't that real at all. That would bore you to death."
BOOK REVIEW: 'Djibouti'
Beginning in the 1950s, "Dutch" Leonard wrote short stories and Westerns, but fairly early on, he switched to crime novels - thrillers, mysteries, suspense, call 'em as you see 'em - and hasn't slowed down since.
BOOK REVIEW: 'Raylan'