Best known for her role in the Peabody Award-winning TV show,
Portlandia, Brownstein has a long career in music, including as a guitarist and vocalist for riot grrrl punk icons, Sleater-Kinney, as well as a music blogger for NPR and interviewer for The Believer magazine.
Below are Carrie Brownstein’s favorite books, available to purchase as a set or individually. See the full list...
The Devil Finds Work
Baldwin is one of my favorite writers and cultural critics. His work always feels both relevant and revelatory. This book-long essay on film and movie going is part memoir, part homage to cinema, and also an exploration of the ways corrosive ideas seep into the collective imagination.
On me your voice falls as they say love should, Like an enormous yes' (For Sydney Bouchet). Such spare and soaring prose to examine stunted, anxious lives.
Birds of America
Moore is one of the best short story writers of all time. She is a strange, wondrous and occasionally unmerciful storyteller while also being incredibly profound.
$345.83 A Good Man is Hard to Find
From: $133.84 My Uncle Oswald
$153.86 Man’s Search for Meaning
From: $150.96 Love in the Time of Cholera
Gabriel García Márquez
$148.97 $145.57 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
$149.73 Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America
$174.94 Appointment in Samarra
Cortney Burns and Nick Balla
From: $148.92 Dining with the Maharajas: A Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition
$180.93 The Progress of Love
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