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19 Best Elmore Leonard Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most true list of best Elmore Leonard books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Elmore Leonard books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1

    Get Shorty

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 2

    Out of Sight

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 4 articles
  3. 3

    Rum Punch

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 4 articles
  4. 4

    Be Cool

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 5

    LaBrava

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 6

    Swag

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8

    The Hot Kid

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 9

    Pagan Babies

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 10

    52 Pickup

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12

    Hombre

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13

    Cat Chaser

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14

    Stick

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    Killshot

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16

    Freaky Deaky

    A Novel

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17
    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 18

    Maximum Bob

    Elmore Leonard

    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 19
    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Elmore Leonard books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 19 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Elmore Leonard books on the internet.

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