James Ross

James Ross (1911-1990) was born in North Carolina, where he worked as a reporter for the "Daily News "(Greensboro) for many years. He wrote his first and only novel, "They Don't Dance Much," in 1940. The book, considered "country noir," was praised by the likes of Raymond Chandler and Flannery O'Connor. During the decade that followed, Ross published several short stories in literary journals such as "Partisan Review," the "Sewanee Review," " Collier's," and "Argosy" while he worked on another...See more