Writer Elmore Leonard, who passed away this morning at 87, took V.F.’s signature Proust Questionnaire last December. Here are some of his responses:
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Being with my best friend, who’s a girl.
What is your favorite journey?
Gathering scenes in my head for a book.
If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be?
What is it that you most dislike?
Someone telling me about his dog.
How would you like to die?
Does it make a difference? You’re dead.
What is your motto?
“Keep it simple.”
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