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Carrie Brownstein announces North American book tour

Featuring guest interviewers Questlove, Amy Poehler, Dave Eggers, and more

Photo by Nina Corcoran
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Photo by Nina Corcoran

On October 27th, Carrie Brownstein’s new memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, will hit shelves through Penguin. In support, the Sleater-Kinney rocker has lined up a North American book tour that includes stops in cities such as New York, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, and Montreal.

Each event will see Brownstein joined by a guest interviewer. Among those confirmed: Questlove, Amy Poehler, Dave Eggers, Gaby Hoffman, and Jessica Hopper.

(Read: FACES: Carrie Brownstein)

According to Penguin, Hunger is “the deeply personal and revealing narrative of Brownstein’s life in music, from ardent fan to pioneering female guitarist to comedic performer and luminary in the independent rock world.” The description further adds: “This book intimately captures what it feels like to be a young woman in a rock-and-roll band, from her days at the dawn of the underground feminist punk rock movement that would define music and pop culture in the 1990s through today.”

Below, find a list of the tour dates. Head here for tickets and more information.

Carrie Brownstein 2015 Book Tour Dates:
10/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus Bar
10/28 – New York, NY @ Barnes & Noble Union Square
10/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Merriam Theater
10/30 – Chicago, IL @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
11/01 – Austin, TX @ Central Presbyterian Church
11/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ Pasadena Presbyterian Church
11/04 – San Francisco, CA @ Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
11/05 – Portland, OR @ Newmark Theatre
11/06 – Seattle, WA @ The Neptune Theatre
11/16 – Montreal, QC @ Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore
11/17 – Toronto, ON @ Toronto Public Library Bram & Bluma Appel Salon

Revisit “Modern Girl”, the Woods song that inspired the memoir’s title:

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