James Campbell (author)
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
James Campbell (born June 5, 1951), is a Scottish writer.
He was born in Glasgow and educated at the University of Edinburgh (1974–78), he is a former editor of the New Edinburgh Review and works for The Times Literary Supplement, where he writes the weekly "NB" column under the pen-name J.C.
- Invisible Country: A Journey Through Scotland, 1984
- Gate Fever: Voices from a Prison, 1986
- Talking at the Gates: A Life of James Baldwin, 1991
- Paris Interzone: Richard Wright, Lolita, Boris Vian and Others on the Left Bank, 1994
- Exiled in Paris: Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Samuel Beckett and Others on the Left Bank (US edition of above title), 1995
- The Picador Book of Blues and Jazz (editor), 1995
- This Is the Beat Generation: New York, San Francisco, Paris, 1999
- Thom Gunn in Conversation with James Campbell, 2000
- Syncopations: Beats, New Yorkers, and Writers in the Dark, 2008