In 1977 Don Herron began leading The Dashiell Hammett Tour, now the longest-running literary tour in the nation. On this site you’ll find information on current walks — dates, where to meet, arranging tours by appointment — plus a hard-boiled blog with news, reviews of books and film, and a dash of noir.
The latest and greatest edition to self-guide you up and down the mean streets.
Willeford: The Book
Includes the first “Mr. Hunt” story, “Knives in the Dark.”
Tag Archives: Angela Crider Neary
Tombstone: Two-Gun Bob
Photo above courtesy the Crider Family Archives, circa 1980. Left to right, at the Robert E. Howard grave in Brownwood, Texas: James Reasoner and Angela, Allen and Bill Crider. The Crider clan lived in Brownwood in that era. If the approximate … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, REH Tagged Allen Crider, Angela Crider Neary, Bill Crider, James Reasoner, literary graves, literary suicides
Tour: Sons and Daughters
On the tour for May 17 Angela Crider Neary introduced herself, specifically as the daughter of Texas writer Bill Crider, who gets mentioned here from time to time. Crider and I agreed that the John Carter of Mars movie was … Continue reading
Posted in Frisco, Lit, Tour Tagged Angela Crider Neary, Avram Davidson, Bill Crider, C D Payne, Ethan Davidson, Firsts, Jo Hammett, John Carter, Li'l Tom