Robert Leleux's Writings
Thou Shalt Not Kill. Unless . . . A Texas native stares down his state’s execution machine, one day at a time
Utne Reader / The Texas Observer (November-December 2010)
A good friend told me something startling. She said that, barring some unforeseen event, a good friend of hers was going to be poisoned to death by the state of Texas. Her friend’s name was David Lee Powell, and David was a convicted criminal who was sentenced to death for the vicious, evil murder of a police officer named Ralph Ablanedo. I recognize that...
The Living End is Robert Leleux's exceptionally moving memoir about his beloved grandmother and his heroic caring for her as she slipped into the grip of Alzheimer’s. The book is at times hilarious, tender, and heartbreaking--further proof that Mr. Leleux is ripening into one of the best prose stylists in America. ”
—-- Pat Conroy, Author of The Prince of Tides & South Abroad
Hello! Thank you for visiting my Red Room Profile. For those of you who don’t know, I’m a freelance writer and editor, and the author of two books. My latest, The Living End, a memoir about my beloved grandmother’s journey through Alzheimer’s, will be...
Robert’s Favorite Books
The Member of the Wedding, Splendora, Hons and Rebels, A Fine Old Conflict, The Wind in the Willows, Love in a Cold Climate, Howard's End, Music for Chameleons...