Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story, by Victor Bockris

  Here's a new interview with Victor Bockris, focusing on Transformer (Harper Collins), his biography of Lou Reed, and also talking a bit about the various new and forthcoming projects we have in the pipeline... Interview by Tobe Damit After I posted a very extensive review of Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story (2014 updated [...]

Warhol: The Biography, by Victor Bockris

We've just closed an exciting deal for a first ever Russian edition of Warhol: The Biography with our friends at Palmyra in St Petersburg. This edition should be ready for early 2018 we hope. Victor Bockris's classic tome, first published in 1989 is, as we previously reported here, currently being made into a major feature [...]

Uptight: The Velvet Underground Story, by Victor Bockris and Gerard Malanga

Now in it's 33rd year in print...I think I've seen more editions of this title in various formats and languages than any other book on the agency's list. Uptight is the story of The Velvet Underground. It is still widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest rock books ever published, and it first appeared [...]

Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story, by Victor Bockris

A triumph - Time Out When songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed passed away on the 27th October 2013, I found myself rereading Bockris's original biography which had been published by Hutchinson, Simon and Schuster and Vintage in various editions in the mid-1990s. When the time was right, I discussed with the author the possibility of [...]

The Burroughs Warhol Affair, by Victor Bockris

Here's the jacket image for the Spanish edition (Libros Crudos) of Victor Bockris's The Burroughs Warhol Affair. And this is taken from Victor's introduction to the English edition... Across the span of 1980 I tape recorded four meetings between William Burroughs and Andy Warhol. It all began when I was under a stiff deadline to [...]

Warhol: The Biography by Victor Bockris

  Warhol The Biography By Victor Bockris Editions Globe Artist, filmmaker, magazine publisher, instigator of Pop Art, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) used his canvasses of dollar bills, soup cans, and celebrities to subvert distinctions between high and popular culture. His spectacular career encompassed the underground scene as well as the equally deviant worlds of politics, show [...]