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: Anthony M. Rud
Rediscovered: Paul Stahr
For Autograph Hound Super-Sunday what John Hancock could our own maniacal Autograph Hound Brian Leno pull from his trove? You may recall that a couple of weekends back he presented the signature of pulpster Anthony M. Rud — if you … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Anthony M. Rud, Argosy, Autographs, Brian Leno, Frank A. Munsey, Paul Stahr
Rediscovered: The Rest of the Hand
For Autograph Hound Super-Sunday, Brian Leno checks in during an autobiographical mood: One of the bad consequences about working for 37 years in the gambling profession is you start to see things in terms of wagers placed. Bets won and lost. … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, REH Tagged Anthony M. Rud, Autographs, Brian Leno, Erle Stanley Gardner, Frank A. Munsey, George Allan England, Ray Cummings, Robert Weinberg, Virgil Finlay
Rediscovered: “I’ll See You an England and Raise You a Rud”
Before he finally retired, Brian Leno spent many long years dealing cards in gambling dens in North Dakota — giving him some authentic Mean Streets cred and pocket money to toss against his Autograph Hound addiction. So when Kevin Cook … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged "Ooze", Anthony M. Rud, Autographs, Brian Leno, Frank A. Munsey, George Allan England, Kevin Cook, Weird Tales