Sunday, July 08, 2007

Most important books: Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard recently told Newsweek about his five most important books.

And answered two other book-related questions:

A Certified Important Book you haven't read:

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky. I've never gotten beyond page 50.

A book you wanted to share with your kids:

My five kids liked me to tell them stories instead of reading to them. And now they're all good storytellers, and my son Peter will have his first book published next year.

Read more about Leonard's most important books.

--Marshal Zeringue