Japan: A Foreign Place, by Anthony Reynolds

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Life & Music of Lou Reed: Waiting for the Man, by Jeremy Reed

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 [...]

A rebours, from Marc Almond, Jeremy Reed and Othon

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 [...]

Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, The Early Years, by Alex Ogg

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 [...]

Freddie Mercury: A Life in his own Words, by Greg Brooks and Simon Lupton

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.

The Monkees, Head, and the 60s, by Peter Mills

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 [...]

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 [...]

Groupie, by Jenny Fabian and Johnny Byrne

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...

Red Light Blues, by Jeremy Reed

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, [...]