Carrie Brownstein Announces “HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL” Book Tour

By on September 1, 2015

Cover - HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL

Musician and “Portlandia” star turned author, Carrie Brownstein, has announced an upcoming book tour for her high anticipated memoir “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl” releasing this fall.

Beginning October 27, Brownstein will visit 11 cities to talk about this honest, funny and deeply personal account of her experiences growing up in the Pacific Northwest and forming the pioneering punk-rock band Sleater Kinney.

Miranda July raves, “Carrie tells her story with mesmerizing, often hilarious, honesty.” Kim Gordon hails HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL “the book everyone has been waiting for” and it’s being called “an absolute must” and “revealing and riveting” by Kirkus Reviews (starred review).

Every ticketed event during the book tour will include one signed copy of the memoir. Brownstein will answer audience questions as well as discuss her memoir while featuring special guests.

Below is the full list of HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL tour dates and markets. For additional information and for links to each venue’s ticket page, click here.

BROOKLYN, NY – OCTOBER 27

WORD Bookstore at Saint Vitus Bar

In conversation with Questlove

 

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 28

Barnes & Noble Union Square

In conversation with Gaby Hoffman

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA – OCTOBER 29

Philadelphia Free Library at The Merriam Theater

In conversation with Aidy Bryant

 

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 30

Pitchfork at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

In conversation with Jessica Hopper

 

AUSTIN, TX – NOVEMBER 1

BookPeople at Central Presbyterian Church

In conversation with Liz Lambert

 

LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 3

Vroman’s Bookstore at Pasadena Presbyterian

In conversation with Amy Poehler

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – NOVEMBER 4

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

In conversation with Dave Eggers

 

PORTLAND, OR – NOVEMBER 5

Powell’s Books at The Newmark Theatre

In conversation with a Special Guest TBA

 

SEATTLE, WA – NOVEMBER 6

Elliott Bay Book Company at The Neptune Theater

In conversation with Maria Semple

 

MONTREAL, CANADA – NOVEMBER 16

Drawn & Quarterly at The Rialto Theatre

In conversation with Jessica Hopper

 

TORONTO, CANADA – NOVEMBER 17

Toronto Public Library’s Appel Salon

In conversation with Johanna Schneller

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