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: J. Kingston Pierce
Rediscovered: More on Peter Corris
John Hocking adds — in re: his discovery of the Peter Corris detective story where I cameo as “Dan Swan” — “Yeah, I figured there was almost no way you could have missed the story, but the idea that you … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, Tour Tagged J. Kingston Pierce, John Hocking, Peter Corris, Rap Sheet
Death Lit: Treasure Coast by Tom Kakonis
Today’s the day — official release date for the first new novel by Tom Kakonis to hit print in many years. I believe it also serves as the launch date for the first thirty or so titles from Brash Books, … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged Brash Books, Criss Cross, Edward Bunker, Elmore Leonard, George Pelecanos, J. Kingston Pierce, James Ellroy, Jed Ayres, Rap Sheet, Tom Kakonis, Treasure Coast, Truman Copote