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: The Arkham Collector
Rediscovered: The Arkham Collector
The maelstrom of Arkham House ephemera collecting swept me up again, with John D. Haefele clinging onto the plunging raft by my side. Some weeks that’s been all I could think about, bidding on items I didn’t have in the … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Arkham House, August Derleth, Firsts, John D. Haefele, Paul Dobish, The Arkham Collector
Rediscovered: Arkham House Ephemera Back on the Block
In the last month or so bidding on items of Arkham House ephemera on eBay has been hot and heavy. The other day I popped a note to my ephemera collecting bud John D. Haefele and reported: “To my surprise … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Arkham House, August Derleth, Book Collecting, Donald Sidney-Fryer, Firsts, Frank Belknap Long, Harry Morris, John D. Haefele, The Arkham Collector