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 harris
Rediscovered: Frank Harris — His Own John Hancock
Last Autograph Hound weekend Kevin Cook dragged the Irish author Frank Harris into the foment via a book inscribed to the author of My Life and Loves from no less than Tod Robbins. The association interest was immense, for those … Continue reading
Posted in Boxing, Lit, REH Tagged Autographs, Brian Leno, Frank harris, Jack the Ripper, Kevin Cook, Tod Robbins
Rediscovered: “You Dirty, Slimy Freaks!”
We all remember last Autograph Hound weekend when Brian Leno laid out a hand with a trump card or two (signed, of course) in the mix, to keep him in the game with the John Hancocks spread out the week before by noted … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit Tagged Autographs, Brian Leno, Frank harris, Freaks, Kevin Cook, Tod Browning, Tod Robbins