| diarist, novelist|
| August 5, 1938
Orange, New Jersey, United States (1938-08-05) |
The South American diaries, Records And Oddities, Seasons and Patterns, All I Wanted Was Com, Wearing Out the Stones
John Hopkins (travel writer) Wikipedia
John Livingston Hopkins, Jr. (born August 5, 1938 in Orange, New Jersey) is a writer who lived for many years in Tangier and was a member of the Anglo/American literary crowd of the 1960s and 1970s, becoming friends with William Burroughs, Paul Bowles and Jane Bowles. He has written several novels, among them Tangier Buzzless Flies and The Flight of the Pelican, and travel memoirs including The Tangier Diaries, The South American Diaries and The White Nile Diaries. He lives in Oxford. He married Ellen Ann Ragsdale in 1977; they have three sons.