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: L. W. Currey
Rediscovered: More on Collecting Haefele
Ah, my mention last October of Lloyd Currey not having seen the true first of John D. Haefele’s A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos has shaken up the valuation on the title and seems to have pried a couple of … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged August Derleth, Book Collecting, John D. Haefele, L. W. Currey
Sinister Cinema: Metropolis Mama
From Faust to Metropolis, Brian Leno keeps this Autograph Hound Super-Sunday hopping. Yeah, he’s got a Thea von Harbou John Hancock, but he’d really like to have the loot needed to pop for a copy of the novel currently available … Continue reading
Posted in Film Tagged Autographs, Brian Leno, Fritz Lang, L. W. Currey, Metropolis, Thea von Harbou
Rediscovered: Collecting Haefele
One of my little hobbies — fairly harmless — involves keeping an eye out to see how my kid protégé John D. Haefele is doing in the collectability department. A couple of months ago I mentioned, in an aside, how … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged August Derleth, Book Collecting, Henrik Harksen, John D. Haefele, L. W. Currey, The Cimmerian Library, Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire