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: Francis Stevens
Rediscovered: Excerpts of Nostalgic Book Talk
Kicking the can around in email with noted book and pulp collector Kevin Cook, we hit a thread of wishing we’d been alive back when, getting new stories by favorite writers hot off the press. It began as Kevin was … Continue reading
Posted in Dash, Lit, REH Tagged A. Merritt, Adventure, Alfred Clark, Anthony Wall, Argosy All-Story Weekly, Arthur Machen, Austin Hall, Black Mask, Bram Stoker, Charles B. Stilson, Cthulhu Mythos, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Elak, Eugene Shade Bisbee, Francis Stevens, Frank Aubrey, George Allan England, H. G. Wells, H. Rider Haggard, Harold Lamb, Homer Eon Flint, John Taine, Kevin Cook, Pearson's, Perley Poore Sheehan, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Stevenson, The Strand Magazine, Thongor, Weird Tales
Rediscovered: A Francis Stevens Pulp Gallery
Posted in Lit Tagged Argosy, Francis Stevens, Gertrude Barrows Bennett, The Thrill Book
Rediscovered: Mrs. Gertrude (Francis Stevens) Bennett
Autograph Hound Super-Sunday — and noted book and pulp collector Kevin Cook is back to commemorate the passing of another of his favorite authors, 72 years ago today: Gertrude Barrows Bennett was born on September 18, 1884 in Minneapolis, but she … Continue reading
Posted in Frisco, Lit Tagged Argosy, Augustus T. Swift, Autographs, Francis Stevens, Frank A. Munsey, Gary Hoppenstand, Gertrude Barrows Bennett, Kevin Cook, Lovecraft, Sam Moskowitz, The Thrill Book