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: John Grisham
Death Lit: Reliquaries of the Weird
The other day Brian Leno mentioned that he’d heard good things about the novel Relic by Preston & Child — but even more specifically, he got the major tip-off from me. Brian notes, “You told me about this book over … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Brian Leno, Douglas Preston, John Grisham, Lincoln Child, Manchette, PEAPS, Pendergast Series, Tom Krabacher
Rediscovered: Wouk, A Name Checked for Over Half a Century
You know how it is, you just sit around and try to mind your own business, and things start impinging on you. The other day I was watching Jeopardy! when a clew asked for the author of the 2012 novel The … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged Fred Allen, Herman Wouk, Jack Benny, Jeopardy!, John Grisham