An agenting masterclass with Ed Victor

An agenting masterclass with Ed Victor

A conversation with Ed Victor about his 40 years in the publishing industry is like an agenting masterclass sprinkled with stellar names and entertainingly frank anecdotes.

Fresh from his latest headline- grabbing deal—the world rights sale of former prime minister David Cameron’s memoir to HarperCollins—Victor may now be known for his high-profile clients and fondness for glamorous literary parties, but when he first became an agent all those decades ago, the role was thought of as an “inferior” one, he says. He thought “long and hard” before making the move from publishing, deciding he c...

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