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 [...]
Another absolute beauty from our friends at Shinko in Japan... Here's the cover from their forthcoming edition of David Bowie: The Golden Years.
LATEST NEWS FROM OUR FRIENDS AT CHERRY RED RECORDS... We’ve got a real treat here for Marc Almond fans – the last of his very limited edition Against Nature collaboration with Jeremy Reed and Othon – up for grabs exclusively from the Cherry Red website Against Nature is said to be the seminally decadent novel [...]
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.
Here are a few previews from this beautiful book, which will be available very soon from Archivum...
Here's the UK edition of Peter Mills' Monkees book, the first proper study of this extraordinary band/creation/phenomenon, and how their art and antics changed and reshaped TV and popular culture... “For a great band to be truly great, they must define an epoch, or at least an aspect of an era. The Monkees did it [...]
Unashamedly biased? Perhaps, but I can't resist posting this five star review from Shindig! Magazine.
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.
Recorded just last week by Derek Smith, here's Jeremy performing with The Ginger Light at the Horse Hospital, following his book launch at Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich.
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...
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...
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 been representing this cult roman à clef from Jenny Fabian and Johnny Byrne since 1998 (it had been a sensation in the 1970's and caused another minor sensation when it was unleashed again on an unsuspecting 1990s readership...) And the Italians have stayed faithful to it too. Here's the most recent Arcana edition...
Here's Niall McDevitt's review of Jeremy Reed's Red Light Blues (just published by the Society Club) on IT. The famously prolific poet Jeremy Reed once claimed that you could pave London with the books he’s written. It’s a disarming thought. For a long time now a devoted readership has been walking those Reed-paved streets, illustrated, [...]