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: Ray Cummings
Rediscovered: The Rest of the Hand
For Autograph Hound Super-Sunday, Brian Leno checks in during an autobiographical mood: One of the bad consequences about working for 37 years in the gambling profession is you start to see things in terms of wagers placed. Bets won and lost. … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, REH Tagged Anthony M. Rud, Autographs, Brian Leno, Erle Stanley Gardner, Frank A. Munsey, George Allan England, Ray Cummings, Robert Weinberg, Virgil Finlay
Two-Gun Bob: First, You Crack Argosy
When the article “Conan the Argonaut” appeared in The Cimmerian in 2008, one of the inset quotes, selected to illustrate the mindset that essay argues against, came from Lin Carter in his 1973 book on fantasy literature, Imaginary Worlds, where he … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, REH Tagged "Conan the Argonaut", "Conan vs. Conantics", A. Merritt, Brian Leno, Conan, Edgar Rice Burroughs, George Allan England, Harold Lamb, Harry Morris, Imaginary Worlds, John Carter, L. Sprague de Camp, Lin Carter, Nyctalops, Otis Adelbert Kline, PulpFest, Pulps, Rafael Sabatini, Ray Cummings, Talbot Mundy, Tarzan, The Cimmerian, Weird Tales