Dashiell Hammett Body of Works – Oeuvre

List of books by Dashiell Hammett

List of Books By Dashiell Hammett with Publication Dates

Authors, who doesn’t love a good Author? This series of articles we look at lists of books by famous authors; in this case, Dashiell Hammett. Find my selection in date order of Dashiell Hammett books.

Dashiell Hammett List of Books to Read

Standalone Novels

Red Harvest  (1929)           

The Dain Curse        (1929)           

The Maltese Falcon            (1930)           

The Glass Key           (1931)           

The Thin Man           (1934)           

Woman in the Dark            (1933)           

They Can Only Hang You Once     (1944)           

The Creeping Siamese        (1950)           

Nightmare Town     (1950)

Short Story Collections


The Adventures of Sam Spade and Other Stories       (1944)           

A Man Called Spade and Other Stories  (1944)           

Hammett Homicides          (1946)           

Dead Yellow Women          (1947)           

The Big Knockover  (1966)           

The Continental Op            (1974)           

Nightmare Town and Other Stories       (1999)           

Dashiell Hammett: Crime Stories and Other Writings            (2001)           

Dashiell Hammett: A Retrospective Anthology            (2004)           

Vintage Hammett   (2005)           

Lost Stories  (2005)           

Return of the Thin Man     (2012)


Creeps by Night       (1931)           

The Red Brain          (1961)           

Breakdown   (1968)

Non-Fiction Books

Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, 1921-1960     (2001)           

The Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction  (2007)                                                                                                           

List of books by Dashiell Hammett

So there you have a list of books and date of publication from the Author Dashiell Hammett.

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