06/13/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Alexander McQueen Biography By Kristin Knox To Hit Bookstores In July

The first book on the late designer Alexander McQueen is set to hit bookshelves in July, the Telegraph UK reports. Entitled "Alexander McQueen, Genius of a Generation," and written by fashion journalist Kristin Knox, the 128-page work chronicles McQueen's life beginning with his childhood in London.

The book contains more than 120 images that, according to Hilary Alexander, "demonstrate how McQueen's vision eclipsed mere ready-to-wear and how he struggled and sought to define fashion through complex thought-processes, science and computer technology, special effects and elaborate sets which were astonishing examples of installation art, designed to showcase some of the most bizarrely-beautiful, ingenious and mind-boggling clothes ever seen on a runway."

McQueen was found dead on February 11 after committing suicide. His final collection was presented at Paris Fashion Week and an underwear collection will be released in June.