Charles Shaar Murray
Agent: Julian Alexander
Charles Shaar Murray has worked in journalism since 1970. He has worked for, among others, Q magazine, Mojo, New Statesman, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, Vogue, and the Independent. Books include Shots From The Hip (selected writings from his journalist career), Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix and Post-War Pop which was the winner of the Ralph Gleason Music Book Award, and Boogie Man: Adventures of John Lee Hooker in the American 20th Century (shortlisted for the Gleason award). Both Boogie Man and Crosstown Traffic have recently been reissued by Canongate.