Book Reviews

Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein

(Photo: Ash Mar) I didn’t know Sleater-Kinney in the 90’s. I still dig this book. Even chapters revealing how specific albums were made (albums I’ve never heard) were illuminating. Because this book isn’t a celebrity tell-all; it’s a meditation on creativity, on dark confusing youth, on finding validation in other people’s art, on exploring the ways to let … Continue reading Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein

Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

I first heard about Ta-Nehisi Coates on The Longform Podcast, (hour-long interviews of journalists), where he talked about black America and comic books. Then I heard him on Another Round (podcast) talking about the case for reparations. Then I watched him on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman, critiquing Bernie Sanders’ stance that reparations are too … Continue reading Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates