Jared Leto's research for his upcoming role as Andy Warhol in the biopic based on Victor Bockris's Warhol: The Biography is now underway. Here he is on Friday with Warhol superstar Joe Dallesandro ... DallesandroJoe: Hanging out on a Friday afternoon. pic.twitter.com/FThDstMbRp — JARED LETO NEWS (@JaredJLetoNews) March 11, 2017
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
I've just picked up the handsome looking Japanese edition of the Burroughs Warhol Affair. Here's the jacket image...
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 [...]
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...
We've just agreed a deal for a Korean edition of The Burroughs Warhol Affair by Victor Bockris, to be published in 2017 by Maumsanchaek. This follows the Japanese, Spanish (pictured above) and French editions recently published.
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
I'm thrilled to have been the agent behind this film deal which I can now announce, after months of to and fro with our colleagues in Hollywood... Jared Leto is going to play Andy Warhol in a biopic based on Victor Bockris's epic Warhol: The Biography. We've optioned the book to Leto, who will also [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]