8-23-11: Baltimore, Town of Noir

August 23, 2011 at 8:05 am Leave a comment

This segment originally aired on November 19, 2010.

Earlier this year, a mystery magazine, The Strand, published a recently-found Dashiell Hammett short story — “So I Shot Him.”   It was Hammett’s stories that redefined the hard-boiled detective genre.   Baltimore writer Lauren Weiner brings us the Maryland backstory of the man behind the book, Dashiell Hammett.

Listen to the radio play of “The Maltese Falcon” and check out the University of Maryland’s special collection on Dashiell Hammett.

Entry filed under: Books, On Air. Tags: , , .

8-23-11: Dog is Man’s Best Friend, Scientists Say 8-23-11: The Role of Criminal Informants

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Podcast! Miss an episode of Maryland Morning? Podcast it here.

Keep up to date with our RSS feed.

What’s on Our Twitter

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

MM_logo

%d bloggers like this: