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: eBay
Rediscovered: More on Block on the Block (with a Young Belknapius Footnote)
I was e-chatting with Terry Zobeck over the copy of Lawrence Block’s rare (and unknown, until Terry reported on it) second book, currently on the block at eBay. Terry said, “He should be noting the artist too, there is a … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged Brian Leno, E. Hoffmann Price, eBay, Frank Belknap Long, Gene Bilbrew, Lawrence Block, Terry Zobeck
Two-Gun Bob: Sherlock Leno
Leno giveth, and Leno taketh away. Biblical. First Brian alerts me to the fact that REHupa mailings from the estate of Carl Osman are on the block at eBay (some with deadlines today). Now he sends at least tentative proof that … Continue reading
Posted in REH Tagged Brian Leno, Carl Osman, eBay, REHupa, Tales of Taul, The Burkburnett Papers
Two-Gun Bob: The “Great Extinction” Clock
Okay. I’m calling it. Time to set the clock on the Great Extinction Event. I was thinking about what little note to post today in acknowledgment of the birth of Robert E. Howard one hundred and thirteen years ago, when Brian Leno — … Continue reading
Posted in REH Tagged Brian Leno, Carl Osman, eBay, Hugo Awards, Leo Grin, REHupa, Steve Tompkins, Tales of Taul, Tompk