Gas Money Book by Troy Lewis

Gas Money Book by Troy Lewis - Gas Money is a collection of true stories told from the perspective of a six-year-old black boy growing up in 1960s Virginia and his soul-searching journey over the next five decades.  Packed with much humor, lots of inspiration and occasional sadness, Gas Money is a heartwarming, honest narrative that shows how the everyday people we come in contact with can shape our lives forever.


- The Quiet Storm with Lenny Green Radio Show - April 5, 2017

Lenny Green interviewed Troy Lewis about his book Gas Money on WBLS 107.5 FM radio in New York City.

Bonus Segment:  Behind the Scenes with Lenny Green and Troy Lewis on Facebook Live 


- One-on-One with Steve Adubato PBS TV Interview - November 24, 2015

...Get it. Read it. ...It’s a powerful message, and it’s an important book. ...Gas Money is an incredible title, and it’s a message all of us can learn from.
— Steve Adubato, Host of One-on-One PBS TV Program

- C-SPAN Book TV Interview - July 18, 2015

Troy Lewis talked about his book Gas Money while he was exhibiting at the Harlem Book Fair.


- Red Rooster Harlem Restaurant - April 15, 2017

Troy Lewis and world-renowned chef, restaurateur and author Marcus Samuelsson exchanged books at his restaurant, Red Rooster Harlem, in New York City.


- Publishers Weekly - July 28, 2017

Gas Money was selected as having the best opening line in Publishers Weekly BookLife "First Lines".


- Los Angeles Times - September 14, 2015

Gas Money was featured in the Los Angeles Times Newspaper in a new book releases article written by Leah Price.


- Sistah Chat Radio - June 24, 2018

Listen in as the Sistah Chat Radio crew interviewed Troy Lewis about his book Gas Money on Pennsylvania radio station WABT Pocono 96.7 FM.


- Laughing Loudly Loving Deeply with Dr. Faith - July 11, 2017

Dr. Faith Brown interviewed Troy Lewis on VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network Empowerment channel.

Troy Lewis captured my attention with the very first line! He drew me in and did what all great authors do - had me yearning for more! His book, Gas Money takes the reader on a life-affirming journey; igniting passion and compassion, anger and forgiveness, and you’ll laugh with reckless abandon!

As you read, you’ll gasp asking, ‘how did he know’ because you’ll discover that his story is your story. I cannot wait to see what he does next!
— Dr. Faith Brown, Counseling Psychologist and Talk Radio Host

- The Maggie Linton Show - February 13, 2017

Maggie Linton interviewed Troy Lewis on SiriusXM Urban View channel 126.


- Gas Money Publicity Highlights Video


- Electric Magazine Radio Show - October 15, 2016

Vikki Leach featured Gas Money and interviewed Troy Lewis on WURD radio in Philadelphia. She said of Troy Lewis, "Yours is an incredible story. I'm so glad you shared it. . . . Thank you for being a great guest and giving our listeners a chance to expand their thoughts beyond the norm."


- Bob Rovner Talks to the Stars Radio Show and Podcast - September 16, 2016

Senator Bob Rovner featured Gas Money and interviewed Troy Lewis on WWDB radio in Philadelphia.


- Focus Richmond Radio Show - June 5, 2016 and June 26, 2016

Bill Bevins interviewed Troy Lewis about his book Gas Money which was broadcast on five Richmond, Virginia radio stations:  WJSR, WKLR, WURV, WKHK and WHTI.


- Soulivity Magazine - December 2016

Troy Lewis was interviewed by the online lifestyle magazine-journal, Soulivity.


- Books & Beer Radio Show and Podcast - October 14, 2015

Mike Malone featured Gas Money and interviewed Troy Lewis on WVOX radio.


- Publishers Weekly - November 23, 2015

"Authors on the Air" in Publishers Weekly announced Troy Lewis' PBS TV interview on One-on-One with Steve Adulato.


- Publishers Weekly - November 11, 2015

Gas Money was featured as the "Picture of the Day" in the PW Daily e-newsletter for book industry news.

- The Southside Sentinel Newspaper - August 27, 2015

Gas Money book feature:  Middlesex native to sign copies of Gas Money at Sept. 12 Farmers Market


- The Harlem Book Fair spotlighted Gas Money - July 14, 2015 post



- On January 10th, Troy Lewis spoke and signed books at New Jersey's largest Barnes & Noble Bookstore located at the Menlo Park Mall in Edison.

- On August 13, 2016, Troy Lewis spoke and signed books at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Ledgewood, New Jersey.


- On April 16, 2016, Troy Lewis sang the National Anthem at the 3rd Annual RE Strong Run benefiting VCU Massey Cancer Center.  A book signing was held during the event.


- Troy Lewis was featured at the Monmouth Country Library in Manalapan, New Jersey on February 6, 2016.


- Troy Lewis spoke and signed books at the Neptune Library in Neptune, New Jersey on November 14, 2015.


- Troy Lewis traveled back to where many of his Gas Money stories took place, Middlesex County, Virginia. He sold and signed books at the Urbanna Farmers Market and the Something Different Restaurant on September 12, 2015.


- Troy Lewis was an exhibitor at The Harlem Book Fair held in New York City on July 18, 2015