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: Gary Phillips
Frisco Beat: Last Seen
Kent Harrington has some promo lined up before the May publication of his new San Francisco crime novel Last Seen. First one coming up in Texas (and the virtual world). Kent says, “I am having a Zoom event for my … Continue reading
Posted in DMac, Frisco, Lit, News Tagged Gary Phillips, Kent Harrington
Posse McMillan: DMac vs. Zombies
While I think the actual life of Dennis McMillan is interesting enough, especially if you’ve got your noir or absurd on, I realised awhile back that a shadow life of Dennis in fiction was developing — don’t know for certain if it … Continue reading
Posted in DMac, Lit Tagged "The Whosis Kid", Book Collecting, Charles Fischer, Gary Phillips, George Pelecanos, Measures of Poison, Michael Connelly
News: February 2007
WALKING THE WALK Once again, all the Hammett tours this month are being done for groups by appointment, but check back from time to time — any extra tours open to the public will be posted here. Or if you … Continue reading
Posted in DMac, Film, Frisco, News, Tour Tagged Autographs, Bob Truluck, Craig Miles Miller, Creature Features, Eddie Muller, Floyd Salas, Gary Phillips, George Pelecanos, James Durham, Jesse Sublett, Jim Nisbet, John Stanley, Jon A. Jackson, Kent Harrington, Measures of Poison, Michael Connelly, Noir City, Scott Phillips