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: Facebook
Rediscovered: Place of Hawks — a.k.a. Arkham House
Apparently my post the other day on August Derleth and his home Place of Hawks set off a little brush-fire on Facebook. The main point I was disputing was that Derleth lived in a “log cabin” in Wisconsin, and that … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged Arkham House, August Derleth, Facebook, John D. Haefele, Place of Hawks
Welcome to the Roaring Twenty-Twenties
For no good reason other than the usual New Beginning sensation you get in your bones when the calendar flips back to January, I’m thinking this decade could be kind of fun. John Locke tells me his guest post on … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Facebook, FictionMags, John Locke