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 [...]

Keith Richards: The Unauthorised Biography, by Victor Bockris

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 [...]

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 [...]

Muhammad Ali: In Fighter’s Heaven by Victor Bockris

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 [...]

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 [...]

Muhammad Ali in Fighter’s Heaven, by Victor Bockris

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

  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 [...]