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Ed Victor sets up publishing imprint

The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 12:22 The Ed Victor Literary Agency, one of the most powerful agencies in London, has launched its own e-book and print on demand...

No Sale, No Retirement--Just a Leaner, Meaner Ed Victor Ltd

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-20

Following the announcement last week that Sophie Hicks was setting sail on her own, it has emerged that Ed Victor Limited has been reconfigured following a retirement and a second departure to launch...

Obituary: Former Norton Executive v-p Victor Schmalzer, 73

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-21

Schmalzer, who served at Norton from 1974 to 2000, most recently as chief financial officer, died on January 12.

Boxer Victor Ortiz kicked man in head at Kenny Chesney concert, police say

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-30

Former boxing champion Victor Ortiz and his brother were arrested over the weekend after allegedly attacking a man during a dispute at country singer Kenny Chesney's concert at the Rose Bowl in...

'Victor Frankenstein' trailer, now with more bromance between Victor and Igor

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-18

Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy are starring in a movie adaptation of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" that seemingly has very little to do with Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein." But the fabled monster...

CBEs for Victor and Sieghart

The Bookseller – 2015-12-31

Literary agent Ed Victor, philanthropist William Sieghart and authors Simon Brett and Vivian French all feature on this year's New Year's Honours.  

Ed Victor – an honoured literary agent

The Guardian – 2015-12-31

As one of the books industry’s most glamorous figures is awarded a New Year’s honour, David Barnett looks back at Ed Victor’s star-studded literary careerThe veteran literary agent Ed Victor...

Ed Victor representing David Cameron for memoir deal

The Bookseller – 2016-09-16

Literary agent Ed Victor is representing former prime minister David Cameron as he reportedly looks to strike a lucrative deal for his memoirs.

An agenting masterclass with Ed Victor

The Bookseller – 2016-11-11

Über literary agent Ed Victor muses on his 40 years working in the book trade.  

Victor Lownes: Playboy executive dies aged 88

BBC – 2017-01-11

Victor Lownes, who helped establish Playboy and ran the magazine's UK clubs, dies at the age of 88.

Oscar-winning set designer Victor Zolfo sells in Sherman Oaks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-01-28

Set designer Victor Zolfo, who shared an Academy Award for his work on the 2008 film “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” has sold his home in Sherman Oaks for $1.425 million. The Midcentury...

On Les Misères of Victor Hugo’s Belgian Publisher

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-03-31

In writing up the book from Macmillan, Nina Martyris captures some of David Bellos' research into one risky investment by a publisher—in 'Les Miserables.' The post On Les Misères of Victor...

Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno declared victor in Ecuador election

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-05

The head of Ecuador's National Electoral Council says ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno has won the country's tight presidential election. Juan Pablo Pozo made the announcement on Tuesday....

Ed Victor dies

The Bookseller – 2017-06-09

Renowned literary agent Ed Victor has died aged 78, his agency has confirmed. In a statement, the agency said: "It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the death of Ed Victor CBE, Chairman...

Ed Victor, publishing agent to the stars, dies aged 77

The Guardian – 2017-06-08

Agent to everyone from David Cameron to Nigella Lawson, Eric Clapton to Lily Cole, Victor was colourful and well-connected, and dearly loved a partyEd Victor, agent to the great and the good of the...

Remembering Ed Victor: ‘Ferocious Negotiating Skills’ and ‘Inexorable Charm’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-06-09

Known for agency-publishing innovation and for his mastery of a personality-driven business, literary agent Ed Victor is recalled by publishing leaders. The post Remembering Ed Victor:...

Obituary: Superagent Ed Victor Dies at 78

Publishers Weekly – 2017-06-08

The Bronx-born and London-based literary agent, whose clients included a who's-who of bold-faced names from Eric Clapton to David Cameron, was known for bringing a touch of Hollywood flare to the...

Ed Victor, a Stylish and Frenetic Book Agent, Dies at 77

The New York Times – 2017-06-13

Ed Victor, right, with Eric Clapton after the publication of Mr. Clapton’s autobiography in 2007. Mr. Victor, who was born in the Bronx, said authors want “a killer agent, a shark in the water.”

Curtis Brown buys Ed Victor Ltd

The Bookseller – 2017-07-04

Curtis Brown has bought Ed Victor Ltd, following the passing of agent Ed Victor.

Two UK Acquisitions: Curtis Brown and Victor Ltd., Ingram and NBNi

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-07-03

The US-based Ingram Publishing Services adds a UK distribution operation, while the late Ed Victor's agency list in London moves to Curtis Brown. The post Two UK Acquisitions: Curtis Brown and Victor...

MLB notes: Victor Martinez back on disabled list because of irregular heartbeat

Los Angeles Times – 2017-08-28

The Detroit Tigers have placed designated hitter Victor Martinez on the 10-day disabled list because of an irregular heartbeat, the second time he has landed on the DL this season for the condition. ...

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