Comments for: Novelist Elmore Leonard hospitalized after stroke

Posted Aug. 07, 2013, at 5:28 a.m.

LOS ANGELES — U.S. novelist Elmore Leonard, known for gritty crime dramas including “Get Shorty,” has been hospitalized in the Detroit area after suffering a stroke last week, the author’s longtime researcher said Tuesday. The 87-year-old crime writer, who is also known for film adaptations of his works “Out of …

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