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: Frank Aubrey
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 Library in the Last Redoubt
Heard from Kevin Cook, noted book and pulp collector. He’s scouring his library — as seen above — in search of obscure stuff he can bring to the attention of The Publick. Kevin tells me he’s thinking about writing a … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Brian Leno, Edward Whymper, Frank Aubrey, Kevin Cook