Hamilton Basso was an American novelist and journalist.
He was an associate editor at The New Yorker.
1954 – Pompey’s Head, a story of a New York attorney who returns to his southern home to investigate a mystery around a famous writer, bestseller lists.
1960 – Novel The Light Infantry Ball, a prequel to The View from Pompey’s Head, was a finalist for the National Book Award.
1964 – Hamilton Basso died 13th of May.