Depeschen aus der Abteilung Files from the morgue

»Lefty Gomez said his secret was »Clean living, and a fast outfield.« Mine is something like that.«

Elmore Leonard

Jon Wiener met Elmore Leonard, who died on August 20 at age 87, a couple of times. In 2000 Mr. Wiener spoke with Mr. Leonard, after he had just published Pagan Babies, a comic novel on the unlikely subject of genocide in Rwanda. Read the interview at The Los Angeles Review of Books.