Herb Lester's Hardboiled Apple

By Herb Lester

Uncover clues to the story of New York City crime fiction from dime novels to pulp magazines to drugstore paperbacks and current best-sellers. This large-format map pinpoints 55 places authors lived and worked, and the scenes of the crime, from the dark beginnings of the genre to the gritty present.

• David Goodis’ poisoned streets and alleys

• Richard Price’s combat zone Lower East Side

• The outer borough noir of William Boyle

• Patricia Highsmith’s shirtmaker of choice

• The 19th-century city of Caleb Carr

In addition to the map, The Hardboiled Apple comes in its own die-cut folder with a handy notepad that’s ideal for sleuthing.
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Folder contains: Map (400 x 690mm), notepad
Litho-printed in the UK on sustainably sourced paper