Re: RARA-AVIS: [not so....] New Hammett collection

From: William Denton (
Date: 06 Feb 2002

On 6 February 2002, Bill Bowers wrote:

: Not an "expert" (on anything!), but I've had both volumes for several
: years now, and both are "worth having" -- but not at that price.

Several years! Amazon has CRIME STORIES AND OTHER STORIES as coming out in September, and I assumed it was new because it was discussed by Atwood in that NYRB essay. If it's older, I forgot about it, if I knew about it.

: >The 11 February 2002 issue of THE NEW YORKER has a nine-page essay on
: >Hammett, "Tough Guy," by Claudia Roth Pierpoint.
: Is that online, by chance?

No sign of it at


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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