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Meet Phil Marcade, author of PUNK AVENUE, plus an excerpt from Spring's most hilarious book, THE GREENFATHER
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Happy March! It's National Reading Month so to celebrate, we're taking you on a tour of our upcoming Spring books, starting with an exclusive interview with Phil Marcade, author of PUNK AVENUE, the raucous memoir of the early punk scene in New York City. Next up, find out what literary critics are saying about William Least Heat-Moon's debut novel CELESTIAL MECHANICS—months before publication. Also, an exclusive excerpt from Spring's most hilarious novel, THE GREENFATHER, a mafia/greenager mashup by Emmy-nominated comedy writer John Marshall. And if you're in New York, check out our RAD/CHIX event March 3 at Cornelia Street Cafe, bringing Women's History Month to life with three female superstars. Details below. Enjoy!

Exclusive Interview

When Punk Was Fun: An Interview with PUNK AVENUE Author Phil Marcade

The author, singer and raconteur talks about life on the inside of the inside of the early NYC Punk Scene and why he still is addicted to music.

This May, Three Rooms Press is thrilled to release the book that Rock & Folk Magazine calls “The best book about the New York Punk Scene”: PUNK AVENUE by Phil Marcade. The book has already generated a lot of pre-publication buzz. New York Rock and American Hardcore author Steven Blush calls it "a compelling account of life as an artistic Parisian in Downtown New York, back in the good/bad ol' days of sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll." And Showgirl Confidential author and longtime scenester Pleasant Gehman proclaims that it is "a must-read for anyone interested in a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the nascent Manhattan punk scene . . . or American rock 'n' roll history." Check out our exclusive conversation with Phil Marcade about punk rock, technology and what it means to be addicted to music for life. READ MORE
GOODREADS GIVEAWAY! Win an copy of the killer crime anthology CRIME PLUS MUSIC: 20 Stories of Music-themed Noir, edited by mystery author and renowned music critic Jim Fusilli. CLICK HERE. Ends March 8 at midnight!

Coming April 11

CELESTIAL MECHANICS by William Least Heat-Moon Earns Critical Raves Months Before Publication

With more than a month left before publication, William Least Heat-Moon's debut novel has been earning glowing praise from literary critics across the board. Three Rooms Press is honored to be publishing this landmark, ethereal, philosophical masterpiece, in stores April 11. In a disaffected, disconnected nation that widely ignores the deep implications of both what is within and beyond us—the cosmic worlds revealed by the telescope and the realms opened by the microscope—this tale is a quest for humanity’s deepest links with universe and the ways those ties shape love and meaning. Find out what the critics are saying. READ MORE
 

Backlist Spotlight

Celebrate National Reading Month with Weird Girl and What's His Name

Meagan Brothers' award-winning LGBT YA novel centers on life in the rural South with a compelling tale of secrets, friendship, and X-Files fandom

This March, young readers in schools across America will participate in National Reading Month, and Three Rooms Press is celebrating by spotlighting Weird Girl and What’s His Name as our March Backlist Feature! For the entire month, our first-ever YA novel will be on sale on our website, at a 40% discount. Pick up a copy for yourself or for the teen in your life and take a journey of self-discovery with Lula and Rory. READ MORE

A Sneak Peek at Spring's Most Hilarious Novel: The Greenfather by John Marshall

Debut novelist John Marshall knows from funny. As an Emmy-nominated writer specializing in late night comedy shows, Marshall has worked with the top of the top: The Chris Rock Show, Politically Incorrect, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and The Electric Company. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, MAD Magazine and, in case you were wondering who wrote those fun comics in your bubblegum packs, Marshall's your man, as a writer for Bazooka Joe Comics. Here, we offer a sneak peek excerpt from his hysterically funny novel THE GREENFATHER, a send-up on all things mafia and green-related. READ MORE.

Do you #lovetoread? Win free books! 

Many people love March for the official start of Spring or the ever beloved St. Paddy’s Day festivities, but March is also National Reading Month! Here at Three Rooms Press, we obviously love books and all things literary and we know you do too. We decided to share our love and to help get you reading by giving away our entire spring collection! We are launching an exclusive Twitter giveaway, to enter just tweet out why you love to read and use the hashtag #lovetoread. Our favorites will be featured in our April newsletter and we’ll pick one lucky reader to receive The Greenfather, Celestial Mechanics, and Punk Avenue! Get creative and get tweetin’! We can’t wait to read all your responses!
EVENT CORNER

RAD/CHIX: A Night of 3 Creative Superstars Bringing Women's History Month to Life

Three Rooms Press presents the latest installment of The Monthly at Cornelia Street Cafe with a riveting show featuring Warhol Superstar performance artist (and mother of Beck!) BIBBE HANSEN, hilarious New York Times bestselling author BETH LISICK, and internationally-renowned experimental/Beat poet ANNE WALDMAN for an evening of lively performance art and reading, followed by provocative discussion. Friday, March 3, 2017, 6-8 p.m. Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC. Admission: $15 (includes a free drink) READ MORE.

MEET OUR SPRING 2017 BOOKS:

CELESTIAL MECHANICS, William Least Heat-Moon's debut novel; THE GREENFATHER, a hysterical satire by TV comic genius John Marshall; and PUNK AVENUE, the wild memoir of Punk Rock insider Phil Marcade. Download our free catalog here
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