The First Rule of Punk

The First Rule of PunkFrom debut author and longtime zine maker Celia C Perez, The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one s watching There are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school you can t fix it with duct tape

Girl in a Band

Girl in a BandNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her storya memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and

Lonely Boy

Lonely BoyWithout the Sex Pistols there would be no Punk And without Steve Jones there would be no Sex Pistols It was Steve who formed Kutie Jones and his Sex Pistols, the band that eventually went on to become the Sex Pistols, with his schoolmate Paul Cook and who was its original leader As the world

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock CriticJessica Hopper s music criticism has earned her a reputation as a firebrand, a keen observer and fearless critic not just of music but the culture around it With this volume spanning from her punk fanzine roots to her landmark piece on R Kelly s past, The First Collection leaves no doubt why The

Since I Laid My Burden Down

Since I Laid My Burden DownSince I Laid My Burden Down has a fearless sometimes reckless humor as Brontez Purnell interrogates what it means to be black, male, queer a son, an uncle, a lover Southern, punk, and human An emotional tightrope walk of a book and an important American story rarely, if ever, told Michelle

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other StoriesThe candid, hilarious, shocking, occasionally horrifying, and surprisingly moving New York Times bestselling autobiography of punk legends NOFX, their own story in their own words NOFX The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is the first tell all autobiography from one of the world s most

Reckless: My Life as a Pretender

Reckless: My Life as a PretenderChrissie Hynde, for nearly four decades the singer songwriter undisputed leader of the Pretenders, is a justly legendary figure Few other rock stars have managed to combine her swagger, sexiness, stage presence, knack for putting words to music, gorgeous voice and just all around kick assedness

Slice Harvester: A Memoir in Pizza

Slice Harvester: A Memoir in PizzaOver the course of two years, a twenty something punk rocker eats a cheese slice from every pizzeria in New York City, gets sober, falls in love, and starts a blog that captures headlines around the worldhe is the Slice Harvester, and this is his story Since its arrival on US shores in 1905, pizza

Grrrls on the Side

Grrrls on the SideThe year is 1994 and alternative is in But not for alternative girl Tabitha Denton she hates her life She is uninterested in boys, lonely, and sidelined by former friends at her suburban high school When she picks up a zine at a punk concert, she finds an escapean advertisement for a Riot Grrrl

The Barrow Will Send What it May (Danielle Cain #2)

The Barrow Will Send What it May (Danielle Cain #2)Margaret Killjoys Danielle Cain series is a dropkick in the mouth anarcho punk fantasy that pits traveling anarchist Danielle Cain against eternal spirits, hypocritical ideologues, and brutal, unfeeling officers of the law Now a nascent demon hunting crew on the lam, Danielle and her friends arrive

The Unnoticeables (Vicious Circuit, #1)

The Unnoticeables (Vicious Circuit, #1)There are angels, and they are not beneficent or loving But they do watch over us They watch our lives unfold, analyzing us for repeating patterns and redundancies When they find them, the angels simplify those patterns, they remove the redundancies, and the problem that is you gets solved Carey

Hopeless Savages: Break

Hopeless Savages: BreakAll the Hopeless Savages are back in this fourth volume of the critically acclaimed series Zero s in college and hating it , though a tour with the Dusted Bunnies promises to rejuvenate her spirits at least, that s what she s telling her therapist But a rival band threatens to end the tour early,

Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of PunkA Time Out and Daily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release, Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend