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: Leigh Brackett
Rediscovered: The Long Goodbye
Obviously Brian Wallace wants me to pay more attention to Chandler, because he’s been bombarding me recently with links — heavy on The Long Goodbye. Of possible interest to some people would be a “graphic novel” (or fine arts) treatment … Continue reading
Rediscovered: Does Continuity Matter?
For those who enjoy chewing the fat about books and writers, in email the noted book and pulp collector Kevin Cook and I recently got off on another little thread that might interest some of you: Kevin: Of course the … Continue reading
Rediscovered: Ed, Ed and Leigh
In re: the issue of full name vs. more personal first-name-only signatures, how about I pull up another item I sold from the E. Hoffmann Price Library? I’d run through several offerings from either Hamilton or Brackett — one with … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit Tagged Autographs, E. Hoffmann Price, Edmond Hamilton, Leigh Brackett
Rediscovered: Some John Hancockery from Brackett and Hamilton
To give him a different sort of wrap for his multi-part series on the Centennial of Leigh Brackett, I sent Morgan “The Morgman” Holmes some images from a copy of the program book for the 1964 World Science Fiction Convention — … Continue reading
Rediscovered: Leigh Brackett at 100
Leigh Brackett would have been 26 the day Pearl Harbor came under attack, and today is birthday 100. My pal Morgan Holmes mentioned the anniversary to me the other day, saying various people were doing an array of blog posts … Continue reading
Posted in DMac, Film, Lit, News Tagged Arkham House, Autographs, Bacall, Bogie, Edmond Hamilton, George Lucas, Jack Williamson, John D. Haefele, John Wayne, Leigh Brackett, Michael Connelly, Morgan Holmes, Pearl Harbor, PulpFest, Ray Bradbury, Weird Tales, William Faulkner