4 September 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Flight 505 takes off
Los Angeles writer Leslie Bohem releases an explosive new novel about the rock and roll life.
Nashville, TN – Upper Rubber Boot Books announces the release of the Leslie Bohem’s book Flight 505, a rock and roll road trip thriller. The story follows three former bandmates, one a mega-star, one a heroin junkie, and one living a quiet suburban life, and chronicles the killer consequences of their reunion.
“I am tremendously excited about Les’ book,” said Joanne Merriam, the Publisher. “We are incredibly proud to publish the work of such a passionate and exciting new talent.”
Legendary post-punk rocker Johnette Napolitano called the book “a great read,” and said, “if you weren’t in L.A. back in the ’80s… well, this is what it was like.”
ABOUT LESLIE BOHEM
Leslie Bohem was part of the early 1980s Los Angeles music scene. His band, Gleaming Spires, had a cult hit with their single, “Are You Ready For the Sex Girls,” which appeared in Revenge of the Nerds. He was also the bass player of Sparks. His songs have been recorded by Emmylou Harris, Randy Travis, Misty Martinez, and others. His new album, Moved to Duarte, will be released soon.
He is also a screenwriter, and wrote and executive produced (with Steven Spielberg) the mini-series Taken, for which he won an Emmy award. He also wrote A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 5, Dante’s Peak, and many others. Twenty Bucks, which he wrote based on a 1935 script by his dad, Endre Bohem, earned an Independent Spirit Award.
ABOUT UPPER RUBBER BOOT BOOKS
Upper Rubber Boot Books is a small press based in Nashville, Tennessee, specializing in poetry books, novellas, and anthologies.
For more information about Flight 505, please visit www.upperrubberboot.com, or contact Joanne Merriam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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