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Victor Bockris (born 1949) is an English-born, U.S.-based author, primarily of biographies of artists, writers, and musicians.

He has written about Lou Reed (and The Velvet Underground), Andy Warhol, Keith Richards, William S. Burroughs, Terry Southern, Blondie, Patti Smith, and Muhammad Ali. He also helped write the autobiographies of John Cale and Bebe Buell.

Bockris was born in Sussex, England in 1949; his family moved to Pennsylvania when he was four years old. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where both his parents worked, in 1971. While still in Philadelphia, he founded Telegraph Books.

He moved to New York City in 1973 and became an associate of Warhol and Burroughs. He worked for Warhol at the Factory and published many pieces in Warhol's magazine Interview, often in collaboration with Andrew Wylie, now best known as a literary agent. As well as Interview, Bockris also published work in High Times, Gadfly and Drummer.

Bockris' book Beat Punks explores the relationship between artistic bohemias of the 1950s (the Beats) and the 1970s (the Punks).

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Total Books: 51
Punks Poets and Provocateurs New York City Bad Boys 19771982
2015 - Punks Poets and Provocateurs New York City Bad Boys 19771982 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781608876013
ISBN-10: 1608876012
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Transformer The Complete Lou Reed Story
Dennis Hopper Photographs 1961-1967
2011 - Dennis Hopper Photographs 1961-1967 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783836527262
ISBN-10: 383652726X
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Keith Richards The Unauthorised Biography
2006 - Keith Richards the Unauthorised Biography (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781846094828
ISBN-10: 1846094828
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs
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Up-Tight  The Velvet Underground Story
2003 - Up-tight the Velvet Underground Story (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780815412854
ISBN-10: 0815412851
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Keith Richards
2003 - Keith Richards (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306812781
ISBN-10: 0306812789
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2

Warhol The Biography  75th Anniversay Edition
2003 - Warhol the Biography 75th Anniversay Edition (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306812729
ISBN-10: 030681272X
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Uptight
2002 - Uptight [Classic Rock Reads] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780711991705
ISBN-10: 0711991707
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Rebel Heart An American Rock 'n' Roll Journey
2001 - Rebel Heart an American Rock 'n' Roll Journey (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780312266943
ISBN-10: 0312266944
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 6

Patti Smith
2001 - Patti Smith (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788439703754
ISBN-10: 8439703759
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Catálogo de libros en español
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Beat Punks
2000 - Beat Punks (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780306809392
ISBN-10: 0306809397
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 3

Lou Reed
2000 - Lou Reed (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783854451174
ISBN-10: 3854451172
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Patti Smith Die unautorisierte Biographie
2000 - Patti Smith Die Unautorisierte Biographie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783810504357
ISBN-10: 3810504351
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What's Welsh for Zen  The Autobiography of John Cale
Patti Smith  An Unauthorized Biography
1999 - Patti Smith an Unauthorized Biography (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780684823638
ISBN-10: 0684823632
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Substores
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 2

What's Welsh for Zen The Autobiography of John Cale
1999 - What's Welsh for Zen the Autobiography of John Cale (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747536680
ISBN-10: 0747536686
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Making Tracks The Rise of Blondie
1998 - Making Tracks the Rise of Blondie (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780306808586
ISBN-10: 0306808587
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 2

The Life and Death of Andy Warhol
1998 - The Life and Death of Andy Warhol (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781857028058
ISBN-10: 1857028058
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Keith Richards The Biography
1998 - Keith Richards the Biography (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306808159
ISBN-10: 0306808153
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Warhol
1997 - Warhol (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306807954
ISBN-10: 0306807955
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Transformer The Lou Reed Story
1997 - Transformer the Lou Reed Story (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306807527
ISBN-10: 0306807521
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Andy Warhol [German Language Edition] (Other)
Con William Burroughs [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)