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: Fu-Manchu
Rediscovered: The Death of Sax
Arch-Autograph Hound Brian Leno hauls out a couple of John Hancocks to mark an anniversary, including one from the iconic Anna May Wong, who just got her own American quarterpiece, if you prefer to collect coins. Here’s Brian: Sixty-three years … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit, News, REH Tagged Anna May Wong, Autographs, Brian Leno, Fu-Manchu, Joan Bradshaw, Joseph Clement Coll, Sax Rohmer
Mort: Dick Lupoff
Just got a note from Tom Krabacher linking to the Locus obit on Dick Lupoff, who died today at age 85. If you recall, Krabacher and Lupoff and I were all hanging out at an Edgar Rice Burroughs mini-convention not … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News, REH Tagged Edgar Rice Burroughs, Fu-Manchu, Richard A. Lupoff, Sax Rohmer, Stan Sargent, Tom Krabacher
Rediscovered: Zane Grey on Kindle
A couple of years ago I got a Kindle as a gift from Vince Emery, so I could check out how The Dashiell Hammett Tour book looked in that format — now, suddenly, highly ironic. On my own, I probably … Continue reading