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: William Faulkner
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: 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
Hollywood Beat: Becoming an Instant Icon
Just got a note from Nathan Ward, who is in LA doing more on-the-ground research for his biography of Dashiell Hammett — needless to say, as soon as that one is available I’ll alert everyone who surfs Up and Down These Mean … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit Tagged Bacall, Ernest Hemingway, Nathan Ward, To Have and Have Not, William Faulkner