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Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl continues to get rave reviews

Glowing reviews of Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl have been flooding in, commending Carrie Brownstein on her unique and authentic voice. Here are some that came in recently:


Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl cover


‘A complex and moving portrait of a coming of age in America’



‘Raw and honest… a funny, sharp, feminist voice’

Times Higher Education Supplement: ‘Books of the Year 2015’


‘One of the best books about music, queerness and feminism in years’



‘About so much more than life on the road in bands’

Daily Express: ‘Books of the Year’


‘A Generation X companion to Reckless’

The Economist


‘Peel loved Sleater-Kinney and I think would have admired guitarist Carrie Brownstein’s brooding memoir…If you want a candid and compelling account of growing up in the slipstream of grunge, this is the one.’

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‘Movingly detailing her feelings of being an outsider, both in her family life and as the co-founder of an all-female band deemed “too scary” for the mainstream’




Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein is out now in hardback. Buy it here