Happy New Year from Storm International Literary Agency! Here's to a great 2017. We've just heard that the French edition of Victor Bockris's Muhammad Ali: In Fighter’s Heaven made the 'Best of' 2016 literary list in Les Inrockuptibles at Christmas which was a nice surprise. Here again is the gorgeous cover image of that edition:
What an interesting pairing! The French edition of Muhammad Ali: In Fighter’s Heaven by Victor Bockris has received a glowing review in La Marne, alongside Jean-Luc Hees' biography of Hillary Clinton... Actu livres : Hillary Clinton et Mohammed Ali Deux livres forts sur une certaine idée de l'Amérique avec les ouvrages documentés de Victor Bockris et [...]
Nelly Kaprièlian interviewed Victor Bockris for Les Inrockuptibles at the time of the French publication of his Warhol biography. Here (extract below) she interviews him again for the magazine, following the recent publication of his beautiful memoir of meeting Ali.
It's here.. Just arrived from Globe in Paris, a box containing advance copies of the French edition of Victor Bockris's classic record of the Greatest, Muhammad Ali in Fighter’s Heaven. “THE MAN WHO BELIEVES REAL SUCCESS COMES WHEN WE RISE AFTER WE FALL” —President Barack Obama on Muhammad Ali
Globe Editions in Paris, who recently published Victor Bockris's Warhol biography are now preparing a French edition of Victor's classic biography of Muhammad Ali for publication in Autumn 2016. Here is a mock-up draft of their cover... The English edition, Muhammad Ali in Fighter's Heaven is still available from Hutchinson/Arrow/Random House.
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 [...]