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: F. Scott Fitzgerald
FLIVVER: The Robert E. Howard WORD FOR 2015
Our Occasional Guest Blogger Brian Leno was surfing the web, checking on info on old time boxing, and stumbled across a great little article on cars and F. Scott Fitzgerald — with a nice section on flivvers. As Brian says, … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News, REH Tagged Brian Leno, F. Scott Fitzgerald, flivvers, John Steinbeck, Luis Giron Echevarria, Tesla
Rediscovered: The Lost World of Pulp!
In less than a week I’m off to PulpFest 2012 in Columbus, Ohio, with side trips to look up Jim Tully sites in St. Marys plus check out one of the world’s best privately held collections of M. P. Shiel — and … Continue reading
Posted in Dash, Lit, News, REH Tagged Brian Leno, Clark Ashton Smith, Conan, Dime Detective, Donald Wandrei, E. Hoffmann Price, Ernest Hemingway, Esquire, F. Scott Fitzgerald, I. V. Frost, Jim Tully, John D. Squires, John Lawrence, M. P. Shiel, Marquis of Broadway, Mike Nevins, Pawang Ali, PulpFest, pure texts, Raymond Chandler, Terry Zobeck, The Shadow, Weird Tales
Hollywood Beat: Mrs. Parker and the Literary Circle
The LAVA Literary Salon that meets in Musso & Frank has a new meeting scheduled on Dorothy Parker and F. Scott Fitzgerald — sold out already! I missed their first meeting, on John Fante, but was in M&F only a couple … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit, News Tagged Dorothy Parker, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jim Tully, John Fante, LAVA Salon, Musso & Frank, PulpFest, Raymond Chandler