Elmore Leonard talks about his hometown, Detroit

What do you picture when you think about the fallen city of Detroit?  Elmore Leonard dropped by KCRW with his friend Julie Reyes Taubman to talk about the city.  She’s just published a stunning book of photographs of the place they both call home. A relative newcomer to Detroit, Taubman settled in to the city by taking tens of thousands of photographs of it.

Even if you haven’t visited Detroit, you’ll be taken by these images and the spectacular and often gritty landscape of the city.  Give a listen: