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: Windy City
Rediscovered: Batgirl at $11,850 Off
Got a note in from Brian Leno immediately after he read Tom Krabacher’s report on the Windy City pulp convention, where the issue of Weird Tales with Margaret Brundage’s “Batgirl” cover went at auction for $11,000 plus 10% buyer’s premium. … Continue reading
Posted in Lit Tagged Brian Leno, Margaret Brundage, Tom Krabacher, Weird Tales, Windy City
Rediscovered: Windy Reportage
Tom Krabacher sent along a few notes on the recent Windy City pulp convention, held on the outskirts of Chicago. He had a posse lined up to roam the aisles, but for various reasons several bailed on him close to … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News, REH Tagged Adventure, Alfred Galpin, Andy Zimmerly, August Derleth, Bill Thinnes, Book Collecting, Clark Ashton Smith, David Rachjel, Glenn Lord, John D. Haefele, Kevin Cook, Kurt Shoemaker, Lovecraft, Margaret Brundage, PulpFest, Pulps, Robert H. Barlow, Robert Weinberg, Tom Krabacher, Weird Tales, Windy City