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: Charles de Lint
Rediscovered: Bradbury Enters the Fray
Autograph Hound Super-Sunday returns, carried by a morbid wave of interest in the indecipherable! Tom Krabacher dropped a note to say, “Saw the Charles de Lint signature on your blog. Kevin’s explanation that de Lint’s autograph is actually just his … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit Tagged Autographs, Charles de Lint, Ray Bradbury, Ray Faraday Nelson, Roy Batty, Tom Krabacher
Rediscovered: Initial Signatures
The noted book and pulp collector Kevin Cook provides a footnote or two on the most recent signature covered in our ongoing surveys of the good, the bad, and the ugly John Hancocks riding the range: A comment on the Charles … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Autographs, Charles de Lint, George Pelecanos, Kevin Cook
Rediscovered: de Lint via Swann
Aha! A Sudden Autograph Hound Super-Sunday is upon us! A week or so back Brian Leno — the most maniacal Autograph Hound of my acquaintance — mentioned he was digging around in his holdings and came across a couple of … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, REH Tagged Autographs, Brian Leno, Charles de Lint, Charles Saunders, Fu-Moran, George Barr, Gray Morrow, James Ellroy, Peter Straub, Stella Stevens, Thomas Burnett Swann