“all the enthusiasm of a man fresh from the fogs of Baker Street.” [COPP]
For as much as John Bennett Shaw influenced modern-day Sherlockians, we haven't spent much time discussing him or his impact. Fortunately, Jim Hawkins does just that. And he does it in a most wonderful way, both in this interview and more comprehensively on the website JohnBennettShaw.com that he created.
Explore with us how Jim first became aware of Shaw and how he managed to find his way into that legendary library in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It's a journey that includes a group as eclectic and wonderful as the Norman Nerudas, the oil fields of Oklahoma, a funeral home, and much more.
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- John Bennett Shaw: Collector, Mentor, Humorist, Friend
- Friends of John Bennett Shaw (Facebook Group)
- Nashville Scholars of the Three Pipe Problem
- The Shaw 100
- Previous episodes mentioned:
- Episode 67: The Sherlock Holmes Collections (Tim Johnson)
- Episode 166: Dark Places, Wicked Companions and Strange Experiences (Norwegian Explorers' conference)
- Episode 168: A Holmes by Any Other Name (Bill Mason)
- Episode 169: Studies in Starrett (Ray Betzner)
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