Elmore Leonard

Mystery writer Elmore Leonard sits by his typewriter at his home, March 31, 1983 in Birmingham, Michigan. Leonard, 57, the author of "Stick," his latest novel, is happily employed. "I've got the ideal job situation," he says, "I write what pleases me and I get paid." (AP Photo/Rob Kozloff)

August 15, 2013 12:52 pm  •