Could I have a statement, please? gastro et motilium He did not make the New York Times Best Seller List, with “Glitz,” until he was 60 years old. But that was all right. He was just getting going, just hitting his stride. When his last novel “Raylan” came out in 2012, it debuted at No. 7 on the Times list for fiction. He was 86 at the time. He was the title of another one of his books: He was the hot kid all over again. And he was my friend from the time I went out to Michigan to write a magazine piece about him in 1987.