Books Elmore Leonard Books by Elmore Leonard Elmore Leonard has written books about: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Elmore Leonard New In Paperback Dec. 24-30: A Spy, A Marshal, An Eavesdropper And A Guantanamo First December 24, 2012 Four novels for the year's end: a new Raylan Givens adventure from Elmore Leonard, a story of psychology and obsession from Ellen Ullman, Thomas Caplan's latest spy thriller and Alex Gilvarry's debut set in the fashion world and Guantanamo Bay. New In Paperback On Pirates, Former Presidents And Where The Happy People Live October 19, 2011 Elmore Leonard takes on Somali pirates in his latest thriller, while former President George W. Bush defends his decision points, biographer Edmund Morris looks at Theodore Roosevelt's last decade, and writer Dan Buettner reports on what the world's happiest people have in common. Excerpts: Recommended Books Excerpt: 'Road Dogs' May 20, 2009 What are "road dogs"? Prison buddies who live among incarcerated gang members but not with them, watching each others' backs. In Elmore Leonard's new novel of the same name, the "dogs" are smart, handsome, and big-hearted.