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John Wilcock's Books

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Dec.28.2012
John Wilcock, traveller, occultist extraordinaire, author of more than thirty travel guides, and editor of the Witches Almanack, has compiled a comprehensive guide to occult sites in Great Britain. He describes his journey of research as 'a pilgrimage to awaken lost memories, a journey to rediscover lost wisdom: the occult fire never went out and continues to flicker through...
The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy Warhol (Second Edition)
Mar.31.2010
Village Voice and Interview cofounder John Wilcock was first drawn into the milieu of Andy Warhol through film-maker Jonas Mekas, assisting on some ofWarhol’s early films, hanging out at his parties and quickly becoming a regular at the Factory. “About six months after I started hanging out at the old, silvery Factory onWest 47th Street,” he recalls, “[Gerard] Malanga came up to...
Manhattan Memories by John Wilcock
Jan.10.2010
"A GOOD WAY to describe John Wilcock is to say that he is a talented bohemian counter-culture journalist who once played a major role in the emergence of America’s underground press. Born 1927 in Sheffield, England, he left school aged 16 to work on various newspapers in England, and on Toronto periodicals before moving to New York City. There in 1955 he became one of the five...
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Young Fleet Street reporter arrives in New York. Interviews Marilyn Monroe and Marlene Dietrich. Helps to start Village Voice, edits city's first 'underground' paper, co-edits similar papers around the world, watches Andy Warhol learn to make movies and writes first bio of this enigmatic artist. Leaves travel staff of The New York Times to write 30+ travel books about a score of...