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: Brian Sitts
Rediscovered: The Latest “Doc Savage”
Brian Leno said he was going to read the new James Patterson “Doc Savage” novel — and he dood it: A few days ago my mail carrier dropped off The Perfect Assassin, the new novel by the writing team of … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged Brian Leno, Brian Sitts, Doc Savage, James Patterson, Lester Dent, The Shadow
Rediscovered: The Return of a Doc
A year ago Brian Leno was appalled when bestseller James Patterson tried to write a novel featuring The Shadow. Now he’s got word that Patterson is moving in on Doc Savage — and we know how much Brian likes Doc: … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged Brian Leno, Brian Sitts, Bronze Gazette, Doc Savage, James Patterson
Rediscovered: Splat Like a Cat on the Wall, a Review by Brian Leno
The Shadow. Gangdom’s toughest foe. Wearing a black slouch hat, and a cloak with upturned collar, he carries twin automatics and depopulates the world of criminals faster than a poor relation diving for a seat at your dining table. … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Brian Leno, Brian Sitts, Dennis Lynds, James Patterson, Tex Albritton, The Shadow