The long-awaited Italian edition of Alex Ogg's marvellous Dead Kennedys book is now ready. Our friends at Tsunami Edizioni have prepared the following release... Alex Ogg CALIFORNIA ÜBER ALLES Le Origini dei Dead Kennedys “Abbiamo un senso dell’umorismo e non abbiamo paura di usarlo. Anche nei modi più turpi, se necessario”. - Jello Biafra Grazie [...]
Published today in France, by Camion Blanc (in paperback and ebook editions) Sur une île où ont vécu pirates, hors-la-loi et électrons libres détruisant ou établissant des procédures pour vivre et faire la fête depuis des siècles, rien n'a vraiment changé dans les coulisses, même si les organisateurs de soirées évoluent désormais dans une société [...]
We've just agreed the second renewal of contract this month for a foreign edition of Joel McIver's excellent biography of Cliff Burton, this time with our dear friends at Tsunami Edizioni in Milan. Their Italian edition, Cliff Burton: To Live is To Die, Vita e Morta del Bassista die Metallica will be signed this week.
Here's the front cover to the lovely Polish edition of Victor Bockris's Keith Richards: The Unauthorised Biography, published now by our dear pals at In Rock in Poznan. The first edition of this biography came out in English over twenty years ago now, became an instant classic, and has since been updated several times. Along [...]
We've just licensed a second paperback edition of Joel McIver's excellent Cliff Burton biography to Camion Blanc in France, following their highly successful first French edition which we licensed a few years back. This new edition has been updated, and is introduced by Kirk Hammett. In honour of this, here for our tune of the [...]
It's coming..... The French edition of Shadows Across the Moon, published Spring 2017. What a great way to start the week here at Storm HQ! Here's our tune of the day, in memory of the great drummer Jaki Liebezeit who knew Ibiza's extremes so well...
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 [...]
This *treasure* has just arrived at Storm HQ, and I'm so delighted to see it has come out looking every single bit as good as we could have hoped for. This has to have been one of our favourite projects ever to be involved with: Roger Griffin's David Bowie: The Golden Years, published in Tokyo [...]
Good morning from a beautiful, serene and frosty village... Some lovely news for us. The agency's latest publication from France is in: it's the Camion Blanc French edition of Jeremy Reed's much lauded work on Lou Reed. Happy reading to all French Lou and Velvets fans. Le livre de Jeremy Reed se présente comme une [...]
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:
Seasons greetings! Here at the agency we have had a wonderful year, with books of our own coming out in different languages and formats, as well as setting up and overseeing more than a dozen gorgeous editions of our authors' works, and getting involved in some very exciting future film projects too. We've now pared [...]
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 [...]
Jeremy Reed's uniquely poetic take on Lou Reed's life and music gives this biography a soulful, reverential air mixed with solid evidence of the author's lifelong interest in his subject. As such it's a lovely addition to the Lou/VU bookshelf. The Czech edition has just been published. Here's their jacket image: and more info on [...]
We are delighted to announce that our colleagues Tsunami Edizioni in Milan will be publishing an Italian edition of this gorgeous cathedral work on the DKs, which is now in print in the US, UK, Brazil, Finland and Germany, and will be published in France in Spring too. * Authored by Alex Ogg * Artwork [...]
A second German language edition of the official Freddie Mercury: A Life in his own Words (put together by Greg Brooks and Simon Lupton on behalf of Mercury Songs and Queen's management, and with a foreword by Jer Bulsara, Freddie's mother) has now been signed with our friends at Hannibal Koch.
While Jared Leto, Michael De Luca and Terence Winter's film adaptation of this book is in preparation, we now have another foreign edition lined up - this one with our friends at Everest in Turkey.
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.
I've just picked up the handsome looking Japanese edition of the Burroughs Warhol Affair. Here's the jacket image...
The Japanese edition of Paul Williams' classic collection, Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys: How Deep is the Ocean? has arrived from Shinko, looking gorgeous...
Harper Collins arranged for this beautiful Portuguese language edition of Victor Bockris's Transformer to be published by Editora Aleph in Brazil. I keep being amazed by various Brazilian publishing houses and their incredible design and formatting efforts...