Dashiell Hammett

Dashiell Hammett

This is a complete list of Dashiell Hammett books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Adventures of Sam Spade and Other Stories
1944
2
A Man Called Spade
1944
3
Hammett Homicides
1946
4
Dead Yellow Woman
1947
5
Creeping Siamese and Other Stories
1950
6
Nightmare Town and Other Stories
1950
7
The Big Knockover
1966
8
10
The Continental Op
1974
9
Dashiell Hammett: Crime Stories and Other Writings
2001
10
Dashiell Hammett: A Retrospective Anthology (With: Jack Adrian)
2004
11
Vintage Hammett
2005
12
Lost Stories (With: Joe Gores)
2005
13
Return of the Thin Man (With: Julie M. Rivett)
Return of the Thin Man (With: Julie M. Rivett)
2012
14
The Hunter and Other Stories
2013

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Dashiell Hammett Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Red Brain and Other Thrillers
1961
2
Breakdown and Other Thrillers
1968
3
Tales of Mystery
1986
4
City Sleuths and Tough Guys
1989
5
Great Tales of Crime and Detection
1992
6
Murder Plus
1992
7
Pulp Frictions: Hardboiled Stories
1996
8
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories
2000
9
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century
2000
10
The Longman Anthology of Detective Fiction
2004
11
San Francisco Noir 2
2009
12
Books to Die For
2012
13
Creeps by Night
2020
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Dashiell Hammett: Biography

Dashiell Hammett (Samuel Dashiell Hammett) was born on May 27th, 1894. Dashiell passed away January 10th, 1961 at 66 years old. Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA.

Dashiell Hammett was the author of the Dashiell Hammett Short Story Collections series which consists of 14 novels. The Dashiell Hammett Short Story Collections series started in 1944 with the novel The Adventures of Sam Spade and Other Stories. The most recently released novel in the Dashiell Hammett Short Story Collections series was The Hunter and Other Stories which was released in 2013. There are no upcoming novels for the Dashiell Hammett Short Story Collections series.

Dashiell Hammett: Awards & Accolades

Hammett's books have won multiple awards, Books to Die For won the Agatha Award, Best Non-fiction, in 2012 as well as the Anthony Award - Best Non-Fiction Book in 2013, Macavity Award - Best Mystery Critical/Biographical in 2013.

Dashiell Hammett books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Maltese Falcon was nominated for the Anthony Award, Best Mystery of the Century, in 2000 as well as the Audie Award - Best Audio Drama in 2010. Books to Die For was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Critical/Biographical Work, in 2013 as well as the Edgar Award - Best Critical/Biographical Work in 2013. The Hunter was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Short Story Award, in 2015.

Dashiell Hammett: Lists & Other Mentions

  • The Thin Man was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1934.

Dashiell Hammett: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Dashiell Hammett on Book Notification is The Maltese Falcon, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Dashiell Hammett on Book Notification is The Maltese Falcon, a Standalone novel.

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Dashiell Hammett: F.A.Q

When was Dashiell Hammett Born?

Dashiell Hammett was born on May 27th, 1894.

When did Dashiell Hammett die?

Dashiell Hammett died on January 10th, 1961 at 66 years old.

Where was Dashiell Hammett Born?

Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA.

What book awards has Dashiell Hammett won?

Books to Die For: Agatha Award Best Non-fiction (2012), Anthony Award Best Non-Fiction Book (2013), Macavity Award Best Mystery Critical/Biographical (2013).

What was the first book Dashiell Hammett wrote?

The first novel written by Dashiell Hammett was Red Harvest, published in 1929.

What was the most recent book Dashiell Hammett wrote?

His most recently released work was The Hunter (a short story) on December 4th, 2013.

How many books has Dashiell Hammett written?

Dashiell Hammett has written 24 books. 7 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 14 books in the Short Story Collections, 2 books in the Non-Fiction.

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