Ron Goulart’s Informal Reading List

From The Hardboiled Dicks

Tucked away in the back pages of Ron Goulart’s classic collection of detective fiction from the pulps, The Hardboiled Dicks (1965), is a short list of hard-boiled writers worth he considered worth investigating, along with a few suggested titles and even a cursory overview. Hardly definitive or essential, but it is interesting. The authors he names are:

Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.

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