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: Groo Beck
Rediscovered: Barlow and the Becks
Autograph Hound Super-Sunday continues Brian Leno’s recent fascination with the tragic literary figure Robert H. Barlow, spotlighting some of the most recent autograph items he’s picked up as satellites to that interest. And just as one thing connects to another … Continue reading
Posted in Frisco, Lit, REH Tagged Autographs, Brian Leno, Doc Howard, Druid Press, E. Hoffmann Price, George Sterling, Groo Beck, John Howell, literary suicides, Otis Adelbert Kline, Robert H. Barlow